Family aims to help eradicate rare disease that causes multiple food allergies

Eric Tice shares a lighthearted moment with his sister, Patti (left), and mother, Renee Osaer. The 12-year-old suffers from eosinophilic disease, a disorder that attacks the digestive system and depletes the body of iron and nutrients for development and growth. Photos courtesy of Renee Osaer
Eric Tice  shares a lighthearted moment with his sister, Patti (left), and mother, Renee Osaer. The 12-year-old suffers from eosinophilic disease, a disorder that attacks the digestive system and depletes the body of iron and nutrients for development and growth. Photos courtesy of Renee Osaer

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Senate Bill 458 Step Parent Adoption

I JUST WANT TO CALL SOMEONE DADBecause of one little word, many children can not be adopted by loving step parents.  We are trying to change that.  Eric, 13 years old, wrote his very own impact statement to the Michigan Senate which passed, and is on the house floor.  Eric has been invited to the Capital when it goes before the house we will keep you posted.  Below is the impact statement by Eric

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