Health Life Trending Now WTF

How Did A Ham Sandwich Nearly Kill This Healthy Teenage Boy?

How Did A Ham Sandwich Nearly Kill This Healthy Teenage Boy? January 22, 2018

sandwich-caused throat injury

    Ideally, food nourishes us and keeps us healthy. And at least, it shouldn’t cause horrible injuries. But for 14-year-old Alec Hebblethwaite, a sandwich-caused throat injury put him in the hospital for months. And it revealed a rare terrible disease. Hebblethwaite, a soccer player, has fought back against his challenges. Seems like his road ahead will be tough. But Hebblethwaite’s successes will inspire you.

    Meet Alec Hebblethwaite

    sandwich-caused throat injury
    IMAGE BY: Koblist

    In many ways, Alec Hebblethwaite is your typical 14-year-old American. The Missourian teen goes to high school, plays soccer avidly, and spends quality time with his family. However, Hebblethwaite also deals with a rare, debilitating disease that sees him regularly in ICU units. And it all started with a simple snack.