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Shared Air Quality Stories
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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.

  • Ashley A., NJ

    This year, my husband had a double lung transplant at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia at the age of 33. We live... Read more
  • Amy G., OH

    I have very bad allergies. I live in the Cleveland, Ohio area. I have a family history of congestive heart failure,... Read more

  • Dianne E., CA

    I have chronic bronchitis and cannot go outside when our air quality is bad. We have several days per year that puts... Read more

  • Ray B., NH

    I have COPD. Read more
  • Ivy S., FL

    It matters because I have a grandson with severe asthma. There are lots of trees on our property. He already deals with... Read more
  • Kathe M., GA

    I have reactive airway disease and have been told if the air doesn't change in Atlanta, I'll need to move. Read more
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