Posted on September 9, 2014

We have been touched by asbestos in individual ways, yet we are joined together by a bond of community. As a testament to the strength of our global family, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is highlighting the courageous stories of our members with the “Share Your Story” feature on our website.

This week, we would like to honor the story of Reg, as shared by his widow Dorthy, who is a part of our ADAO family.

We encourage you to submit your personal stories by clicking here and following the simple instructions on the page. In sharing, comes healing. Remember, you are not alone.

“More Research is Needed Desperately” – Reg’s Story Reg - 2

Name: Reg

Location: England

Date of Birth: 02-APRIL-1931

Date of Diagnosis: 13-OCT-2008

Diagnosis: Mesothelioma

Date of Death: 25-FEB-2010

How has asbestos changed your life? 

It turned our life upside down , three weeks after Reg’s funeral it would have been our golden wedding, my life has no purpose without Reg by my side he was my world. He worked for 50 years in the film industry no idea or mention of asbestos. More research needed so desperately.

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