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Why We Fight…

Our LUNG FORCE Heroes inspire, encourage and empower us to raise our voices for lung health. Read about their personal experiences with lung disease, and become a LUNG FORCE Hero by sharing your story.

Share Your Voice

  • Kristi C.

    I lost both my mom and my grandma to lung cancer, and they were not smokers. Within six weeks of diagnosis, after just a...

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  • Tracey S.

    My mother passed away April 3, 2017 after a three-year fight with lung cancer. My grandfather passed away June 2, 2017...

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  • David G.

    In March 2017, I went to see my GP for coughing and he suggested I get a lung x-ray, which I haven't had in years. Didn't...

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  • Mary M.

    My mother was a smoker all of her life. She died three years ago of lung cancer. This is the most difficult thing to go...

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  • Angela C.

    My name is Angela. I'm 46 year old. I first was impacted by lung cancer at an early age seven, to be exact. I lost my...

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  • Penny N.

    My high school classmate found out three years into their military career that he had lung cancer. He never smoked a day...

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Hero stories are the point of view of the Hero and not necessarily the American Lung Association. The Lung Association does not endorse any specific provider, facility or treatment.

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