we would like to thank each of our storytellers for sharing their
personal stories and experiences and inspiring lung health.
Each of our storytellers are living with a lung condition,
yet continue to inspire others every single day with their determination and
advocating healthy living and positivity. Check out each of their stories by clicking on their name.
I was born in the 40’s and like many of my generation, I was a regular smoker until I quit in when I was 50.
Lisa Briggs Story My name is Lisa Briggs and Im 34 years old, wife to my amazing husband Kirk, and mother of two beautiful children, four year old Jasmine and 18 month old Alastair.
In 1993, after being a moderate smoker for 27 years I decided it was time to quit. At that time I had NO apparent medical problems that could be associated with smoking.
Hi, my name is Marion, I'm 76 years old and live with IPF. I was given the gift of life - a double lung transplant.
Hi, my name is Victoria and I am a six year survivor of lung cancer. In 2009, I was newly-wed, 29 year old teacher, about to embark on a teacher’s exchange program to Canada when the required pre-trip medical tests identified a shadow in my lung. I was diagnosed with lung cancer.