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ADAO Interview with Heather Von St. James, a Mesothelioma Warrior with a Voice Heard Around the World

January 13, 2015 by admin
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2014 Heather’s 8th Annual Lungleavin Day Celebration! 2013 “Heather Von St. James Is Turning Tragedy into Triumph” 2012 6th Annual Lungleavin Day Celebration Posted on January 13, 2015  Heather Von St James is one of the most inspiring people I have ever met. She was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the extremely young age of 36, only 3 […]

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is Pleased to Support the 2nd World Asbestos Congress in Pakistan

January 08, 2015 by admin
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Posted on January 8, 2015  The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is pleased to support the Ahmed family’s World Asbestos Congress again. Last year’s 1st World Asbestos Congress was a huge success and the President Mamnoon Hussain of Pakistan stated:  “I … wish to congratulate Syed Haroon Ahmed, Syed Mezab Ahmed and the organizers of this conference […]

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The History of Global Asbestos Awareness Week from April 1 – 7. Asbestos: One Word. One World. One Week.

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Posted on January 9, 2015 The History of Global Asbestos Awareness Week from April 1 – 7. Asbestos: One Word. One World. One Week. The asbestos facts are irrefutable. Asbestos is a known carcinogen and there is no safe level of exposure. Yet, asbestos mining and use continues still. The World Health Organization states: About 125 million people […]

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2014 Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting Tradition Celebrated Strength and Cherished Loving Memories

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2014 Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting List Posted on January 8, 2015 Hundreds of candles flickered online and in homes on December 28 and January 4 as patients, families, and friends from around the world joined today for the 2014 Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting Tradition. This year the candle lighting held a special remembrance for mesothelioma […]

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“What Ate My Mum? And Will it Eat Me?” – Janet’s Story

January 07, 2015 by admin
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Posted on January 7, 2015 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 […]

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“I was Left Without my Biggest Supporter”– Alessandro’s Story

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Posted on January 7, 2015 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 […]

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“The Opportunity to Grow as a Person”– Mike’s Story

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Posted on January 7, 2015 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 […]

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“Asbestos Has Robbed Us” – Glenn’s Story

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Posted on January 7, 2015 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 […]

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Every Asbestos and Mesothelioma Story Matters: Meet Paul, Courtney, and Stephanie

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Posted on January 7, 2015 Every Asbestos and Mesothelioma Story Matters. David McCumber, Hearst Washington bureau chief with a career spanning over forty years, has been telling the REAL story about the plight of asbestos victims, corruption, and lack of policy to end this man-made disaster for decades.   Through his impactful writing, our stories and […]

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Interview: Meet Julie Burns, Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting Volunteer

January 06, 2015 by admin
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Posted on January 6, 2015 I am pleased to share an interview with an extraordinary ADAO volunteer. After experiencing mesothelioma through her father’s diagnosis, Julie Burns turned her personal tragedy into an act of remembrance and honor not just for father, but also for others. In 2009, Julie and I began working together upon Jill Vaughn’s request. With team […]

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