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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.

  • Linda R., SC

    I have had asthma for over 34 years and developed heart disease 4 years ago. Outside air quality affects my ability to... Read more
  • Debra M., UT

    Last year, I had the last two of SEVEN heart procedures. I am a diabetic, and I believe the bad air quality creates... Read more

  • Masheka A., VA

    I’ve always had allergies and been sensitive to air quality. Before I got married, I lived outside of Baltimore... Read more

  • Robert S., LA

    The air that we breathe will help us to live longer verses bad air that will just help us to die faster than we would like. Read more
  • Thoimas S., CA

    I have lots of inhalant allergies and multiple chemical sensitivities. I feel really terrible when air quality is bad. Read more
  • Annina D., GA

    My cousin has asthma and has to take so many treatments it is crazy. He has to go to the hospital almost every month to... Read more
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