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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.

  • 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

  • Julia R.

    I am a nurse and work at the local emergency department at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital. In the ER, we are seeing... Read more

  • Corinne Y

    I understand how important clean air is. I have lived in New Jersey for almost all my life. Climate change is a real... Read more

  • Jon S.

    We have raised our son between NYC and Denver. We left NYC because of his terrible cough that no doctor could explain.... Read more

  • Jimmy S.

    Imagine what it would feel like to take a breath when your lungs were already full of air. Try this. Take in a deep... Read more

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