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Carmen S., NC

I was treated for asthma throughout my childhood until my two sisters and I were diagnosed with a rare lung disease called PCD. My younger sister had a double lung transplant, and my sister and I will both need one in the future.

We all suffer a lot from bad air pollution, germs, smoke, etc. So having better air quality is very important to us for our health. Whatever we can do to help get our air cleaner, we will do. We want our air to be clean and healthy, not just for us, but for everyone.  

I was treated for asthma throughout my childhood until my two sisters and I were diagnosed with a rare lung disease called PCD. My younger sister had a double lung transplant, and my sister and I will both need one in the future.

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