Category Archives: Jasper Lawrence

Part 4: The Story of “A”

This is, as the title suggests, one in a series of posts, almost entirely derived from emails from her family that they send me periodically to keep us up-to-date. At the end of this post, and in a few minutes … Continue reading

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Part III: Childhood experiences that made me receptive to the hygiene hypothesis as an adult

After two thoroughly miserable, highly-allergic years in that bastion of open-minded, secular humanism, Texas, we moved to California. The original plan was to move to Oregon, but our car had other plans, and to my great good fortune, broke down … Continue reading

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Part II: Childhood and a start to explaining why it made me receptive to the Hygiene Hypothesis later in life

I, like many I suspect, who have read the basics of my story, have long wondered why I, alone amongst all those people who wrote or read the same research I read actually acted on it. Part of writing this … Continue reading

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