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Shared Stories

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.

  • Hatton L.

    I have experienced respiratory issues – asthma, eczema, and allergies – since I was a child. While never... Read more

  • Therese S.

    I have been greatly impacted by lung disease since my mom died from lung cancer in 1986. I started working hard to... Read more

  • Marcy A.

    My concerns over climate change and poor air quality and their impacts on kids are personal. My son was born in the... Read more

  • Lexi S.

    My sister passed away at 19-years-old due to a fatal asthma attack. She had many triggers including allergies, smoke,... Read more

  • Philip R.

    I lived in some places with pretty bad air. The San Francisco Bay Area was where I spent my childhood and youth. I'm... Read more

  • Dani C.

    Most of my poor air quality experiences are related to secondhand smoke and secondhand vapor, indoors and outdoors. The... Read more

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