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We all have a reason to fight for clean air. Check out some personal stories below that highlight the need for healthy, safe air.

Share your own story and tell us how air quality has impacted you.

  • Janan T.

    I love to garden and enjoy planting exotic, colorful flowering shrubs in my yard here in Florida. As a transplanted... Read more

  • Carol M.

    Air quality is an issue that greatly concerns me.  I am especially concerned about the long-term effect of... Read more

  • Heather G.

    Since moving to Florida, we spend as much time outdoors as we can. From visiting the beach, paddleboarding to walking... Read more

  • Diane P.

    My second son was born with a complex congenital heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome which means he is... Read more
  • Deborah C.

    Last year I had a portion of my right lung removed as the result of lung cancer. Most people who get lung cancer are... Read more

  • Sandra C.

    As an adult in the 1970's, I moved from a fresh air environment in Massachusetts to Los Angeles County in the San... Read more

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