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Blindsided by butter

When friends ignore your dietary restrictions, plus swapping airplane seats.

By Robin Abrahams
October 4, 2009

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My good friend recently fixed me a dinner cooked in a butter sauce. She said, “I know you can take a pill for your lactose intolerance, and I assume you brought them with you.” This was in fact the case, and the food was delicious, but I had lingering hurt feelings and some amount of digestive difficulty the next day. ... (Full article: 672 words)

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