Taylor Bidlake goes to Fredericton High School, one waft of perfume could have serious consequences. Equipment in her bag is a bag of magnesium power, EpiPen and an air purifier.
Going to School and being around 1700 People wearing some fragrance is troublesome.
“Last year, I had two concussions because I passed out in the hallway and hit my head on the floor,”
Even though her school of 1,700 students has a scent-free policy, more than once, the content of the smell of perfume has crippled her. In December, seizures sent her to hospital.
Stepfather would like to see scent-free policies at schools enforced as strongly as peanut and other food allergies: “When a student’s health is being put at risk and their education is being affected, then they need to be able to follow through and make sure that policy is being enforced,”
Going to prom
‘I’m hoping that especially tonight that they do put announcements on because girls and guys like to wear to stinky stuff, apparently, to impress others people but I think it just stinks.— Taylor Bidlake, Leo Hayes High School graduate
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