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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.

  • Jame B.

    I live in Western North Dakota on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. There are thousands of oil and gas sites in my... Read more

  • Rebecca B.

    As a lifelong asthmatic, I have always fought to breathe. That is my "normal." There were countless times as a child... Read more

  • Cholena H.

    I live in Long Beach, California and have difficulty breathing. I have had to go to specialists who prescribe... Read more

  • Ruth B.

    I was born in 1945 with severe asthma. I am 73-years-old now. We now have more hazardous days for asthmatics and people... Read more

  • Margery M.

    Due to systemic lupus affecting my lungs (pleurisy) and adult-onset asthma, I am forced to stay at home on days when... Read more

  • Ashley J.

    At 24-years-old, I was recently diagnosed with asthma. After years of living with healthy air in a smaller town, I... Read more

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