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Georgette Recognized a Rare Catch on the Volleyball Court. His Rare Diseases Spiked Later

2021-10-28T10:49:35-04:00October 15th, 2021|

“As Dean’s illness progresses, living each and every day is precious. We don’t take it for granted.” Georgette Bridger and her husband of 27 years, Dean, live in Suffolk, Virginia. Together they have four children and a dog Annabell. Dean was diagnosed with scleroderma in 1997 and pulmonary arterial hypertension in

Help 11-Year-Old Baseball Player Strike Out PH

2021-10-28T09:24:01-04:00August 24th, 2021|

When Tyler Garigen was diagnosed with PH, he was only 4 years old. Thanks to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), he and his family found hope for the future. “I can’t imagine living with PH without all the help from PHA.,” he says. Tyler, the face of PHA’s 30th anniversary fall fundraising campaign, encourages the PH community to help PHA continue providing support, education and research.

Michigan Man Honors Optimistic, Spirited Wife

2021-07-22T10:09:07-04:00July 22nd, 2021|

John and Sandy Awood were planning a big bucket list trip in 2007: An excursion to Egypt with a boat trip up the Nile to see historical sites along the way. Later that year, they canceled the trip after Sandy was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension. John remembers his wife’s fighting spirit by supporting the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

Support the PH Community for Another 30 Years

2021-05-27T11:19:34-04:00May 27th, 2021|

When Monica Penaranda was diagnosed with PH, she was 16 years old. Thanks to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), she found resources to survive and thrive for the past 23 years. “PHA provided the hope I needed to get through the tough days,” she says. Monica, the face of PHA’s 30th anniversary spring fundraising campaign, encourages the PH community to help PHA continue providing support, education and research.

Help Change the Lives of People With PH

2021-04-29T13:35:34-04:00April 29th, 2021|

Monica Penaranda thought her life was shattered when a pulmonary hypertension (PH) diagnosis ended her days of cheerleading, track and varsity softball. Instead, she reconfigured her life goals. Twenty-three years later, Monica, a member of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Board of Trustees, is the face of PHA’s spring fundraising campaign.

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