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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 cancer, and become a LUNG FORCE Hero by sharing your story.

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  • Jeanne B.

    During the last week of the summer in 2014 I was feeling like I had the flu. The problem was I kept getting sicker with... Read more
  • Kimberley S.

    I will be walking with my family in support of my husband who was just diagnosed with small cell carcinoma in July. This...

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  • Dara G.

    The summer of 1973, only a few weeks before I turned 13, my family moved to a small town in eastern Oregon. We lived a...

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  • Martha H.

    Ever since I was a little girl, I've been surrounded by tobacco use. Even now as I enjoy retirement, tobacco continues to...

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  • Timothy A.

    Fifteen years ago, my wife and I were blessed with our second child, also our first daughter, Ashley Nicole Adams. One...

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  • LaKesha J.

    My name is La’Kesha Johnson, and I am a survivor, fighter and mother. While having a chest CT Scan administered for a...

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