Although Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month has ended, responses to our “PHaces of Hope” campaign were so great that the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is continuing to post the community’s PHaces through the end of December.

To view this week’s “PHaces of Hope” visit You can also click the link to each story below.

Jai Bradford (diagnosed with PH related to a heart valve defect)

“What gives me hope is that I have the opportunity to share my story.” Read her story of Hope.

Tanya Turrentine (diagnosed with PH related to scleroderma and lupus)

“I hope for people to understand that just because we look ‘okay’ doesn’t mean we are.” Read her story of Hope.

Maribel Rosario (Caregiver) (sister diagnosed with PH related to sleep apnea)

“Agradecemos poder ayudar en algo a que experimenten momentos de alegría en compañía de personas que comprenden su situación.” Read her story of Hope.

Jen Cueva (diagnosed with PH related to Fen-Phen)

“My family and extended PHamily give me hope.” Read her story of Hope.

Rich Hozjan (diagnosed with PH)

“I wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for my wife and my family forcing me to go to the doctor.” Read his story of Hope.

Julie Falkowsky (diagnosed with idiopathic PH)

“My hope for a cure still remains after being diagnosed over 11 years ago.” Read her story of Hope.

Clare Bello Ogden (diagnosed with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension or CTEPH)

“Keep hoping, keep talking to our experts and warriors out there. There can be improvement. Hope.” Read her story of Hope.