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75 years ago, In the winter, my mother had to stand in line with her siblings to take a bite from and swallow a raw onion and garlic sandwich.  Her father was serving-up the sandwich and you didn't argue with him.  He served it once a week to prevent illness and it must have worked because she did not get sick much back then.

I'm thankful she did not practice this form of doctoring to me and my two brothers as we grew up. 

Medical science has confirmed that onions and garlic boosts the immune system.  I've been suffering from cabin fever so instead of eating an raw onion, I painted one a  few days ago.   It's called Party Onion.

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