I am a wife to a fantastic & caring husband that supports all my passions and a mother to a beautiful and smart 7 year old daughter. Our daughter was born with a life-threatening disease called Cystic Fibrosis. Cystic Fibrosis damages the lungs and digestive system. Our world is very important to me for may reasons. First and foremost, air quality and pollution is life-threatening to my daughter. It effects everything she does. If we don't have clean air to breathe, my daughter would have to live inside her entire life. Second, as a kindergarten teacher, I have seen the cases of asthma increase greatly over the last 15 years and my students live in poverty so most don't have access to quality healthcare. Finally, our planet should be the most important thing to all of us. If we don't take care of it, how are we going to live? How are our children and grandchildren going to live?
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December 6, 2017
This week, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is testifying before members of Congress in a hearing entitled “The Mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.” Although the official mission of the EPA is to “protect human health and the environment,” Scott Pruitt and President Trump have instead done everything they possibly can to undermine public health and environmental protections – creating a nightmare for moms everywhere. As a public school teacher and mom of a child with cystic fibrosis, I have become very aware of what Pruitt’s actions will mean for our kids. Cystic fibrosis is an...