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Shared Air Quality Stories
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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.

  • Dianne C., MN

    I left my home in Dane County Wisconsin due to breathing difficulties. Not being able to breathe is a scary feeling and... Read more

  • Pat A., NM

    I have had a deep cough for about 3 to 4 years. A CT scan shows nothing except concha bullosa, but nothing that requires... Read more
  • Linda R., SC

    I have had asthma for over 34 years and developed heart disease 4 years ago. Outside air quality affects my ability to... Read more
  • Debra M., UT

    Last year, I had the last two of SEVEN heart procedures. I am a diabetic, and I believe the bad air quality creates... Read more

  • Masheka A., VA

    I’ve always had allergies and been sensitive to air quality. Before I got married, I lived outside of Baltimore... Read more

  • Robert S., LA

    The air that we breathe will help us to live longer verses bad air that will just help us to die faster than we would like. Read more
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