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Sheri & Mike Olain   My son, Emerson, was born January 13, 2011. During the nearly 3 years we had with Emerson, we watched his personality shine through. When Emerson was 11 months old, he had his first chest infection. After this he was started on puffers every time he got a cold for about 2 weeks, which always worked to relieve his cough or chest congestion. He was on antibiotics twice that first winter for a chest infection, but never again. He was never in Emergency for anything until the night he passed away, only the family doctor or minor emergency clinic.
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Laura Parks    My son, Carson, was a great baby by most people's standards. As a first time mom, it was a wonderful experience. He slept through the night at 2 months, rarely cried, and ate all the veggies and fruit I would serve. He has grown into an intelligent, caring 31/2 year old who loves books and helping people. He is also a happy wheezer.
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Geoff Waterhouse    When I was about 10 years old, I would visit a special hospital clinic once a week. At the clinic, we would sit around a special heat lamp wearing dark glasses to simulate the sun's rays - I lived in Manchester, England, where it always seemed to rain...
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Anonymous    It was one of the most frightening experiences of my life, and it continued to haunt me for another six years...
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