Questioning Air Pollution

How should a living organism live?

When spring arrives, you open your doors, the wind blows in. The smell of flowers fills the airand colors come back to lifeSometimes when it rains or when it’s foggy out. You can’t help but breathe the air deep into your lungs and experience the feeling of small water droplets filling them up. Both piercingly cold but also pure and fresh.

In autumn, you would spend a whole afternoon with a loved one doing absolutely nothing, basking lazily in the sun.

In the Winter, you would go outside with your kids when it’s snowing and she sticks out her tongue and to catch the snowflakes. You would teach her about nature and the beauty of life.

But now... This year, every day when I wake up the first thing I do is check the air quality on my phone. Because it will determine my whole day. I rely on a wind from the North West to live my life. I wear a mask when I go for a walk. I wear a mask when I go shopping. I wear a mask when I go to see my friends. I use tape to cover up every crack of the windows and doors in my house. When I took my daughter to get vaccinated. I was afraid even when she smiled at me. Actually, I not really afraid of death. I just don’t want to live like this.

So whenever someone asks me what are you doing this for? I can only tell them, "This is a battle between me and air pollution. Where does air pollution come from? I want to know where it comes from. I want to understand what is really going on.


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 Under the Dome – Investigating China’s Smog
Audiovisual Media>Motion Picture:  Jing, Chai (Mar 1, 2015), Under the Dome – Investigating China’s Smog, Retrieved on 2015-03-07
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