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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.

  • Gabriela V., UT

    I've been living in Springville the last 9 years. I'm from South America. I never suffered allergies before, but I'm worse... Read more
  • Claudia R., PA

    My son Jesse is 11-years-old and was diagnosed with asthma at 18 months of age. It is a condition we must work to keep... Read more

  • 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
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