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Bree: My Father Died from Aspiration Pneumonia

I do not fully understand how or why this form of disease would cause a person to die.

Winding River by Sherrill Knaggs, ISN Artist I am writing to seek some information about aspiration pneumonia. My father died from this in September 2004.

It was such a shock to me because my father had not always been very healthy and to know he died from this is really discomforting to me.

I do not fully understand how or why this form of disease would cause a person to die. If there is anyone who has any information, please contact me. Thank You.

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Bree
Email: [email protected]
Story edited 02-11-05
Story posted 02-14-05 SLE

ISN Senior Artist: Sherrill Knaggs
Story Editor: Judith Devlin
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ISN Artist: Sherrill Knaggs (In Loving Memory)

Sherrill KnaggsSherrill Knaggs, ISN Artist, created the digital photo to illustrate the story on this page. Sherrill lived in New Zealand. Her story was featured in ISN's book, Voices of Scleroderma Volume 2.

ISN Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin

Photo of JudithJudith Thompson Devlin is the ISN Story Editor for this story. She is also lead editor of the ISN's wonderful Voices of Scleroderma book series!

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