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  1. Vickie D.
    Description: In 2014, my doctor told me I had lung cancer. Needless to say I was shocked and couldn't believe it. Why? How could this be? It was a gut-wrenching moment. But soon enough, my reaction turned to, "Okay, so what's next and how do I fight this cancer."
  2. Grace M.
    Description: I began working with American Lung Association in 2015, after the death of my mother Donna, who had lung cancer.
  3. Jodi P.
    Description: I was diagnosed Feb. 15, 2013 with stage 4 non-small cell adenocarcinoma and given less than a year to live. I also worked in the medical field for 33 years. I'm now 53 years old and never smoked.
  4. Denise M.
    Description: My name is Denise. When I was 53 years old, I was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer of the right lung. It was November 7, 2014. I had a malignant pleural effusion (MPE) that was found after months of symptoms and doctors appointments.
  5. Ralph S.
  6. Markita H.
    Description: I, myself, suffer with asthma. I was diagnosed when I was 29. My father passed when I was 33 from lung cancer. My mother passed when I was 42 from lung and colon cancer.
  7. Danielle B.
    Description: I believe I am a lung force hero because I personally have been impacted by lung disease. When I was just in 7th grade I lost my grandfather to pulmonary fibrosis which is a disease that causes the lungs to harden.
  8. Laurine B.
    Description: My husband, Andy, has had lung cancer two times and is now in remission.
  9. Judy S.
    Description: My sister was diagnosed on August 1, 2017 with small cell lung cancer. I am tying to learn as much as I can to help fight this disease.
  10. Ronald M.
    Description: I survived the past two years of chemo for stage IV lung cancer.
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