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Originally written on IMAGE CPR SPORTS  |  Last updated 11/19/14

Minnesota Vikings running back and NFL MVP Adrian Peterson is lucky to be alive. In his first in-depth interview on the topic, Peterson said that he could hardly breath after having a serious allergic reaction to seafood gumbo last summer at the Vikings training camp. “I thought I was Superman until I experienced that life-changing anaphylactic shock,'' Peterson told USA Today. “I was eating lunch and gobbled down a couple of bowls of gumbo. Then, 15 minutes later, I'm in my dorm room resting up. My eyes started itching and my throat was swelling up. I could barely breathe.”

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