By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , /


IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITH ASTHMA, THEY NEED TO BE EXTRA CAREFUL THIS WEEK. A WARNING FROM A MAN WHO KNOWS THE DANGER AFTER LOSING HIS WIFE TO ASTHMA 3 YEARS AGO. THAT BOSTON MAN WANTS PEOPLE TO KNOW THIS IS PEAK WEEK FOR ASTHMATICS. THE CHANCE OF AN ASTHMA ATTACK INCREASES. WE SAT DOWN WITH HIM TO LEARN ABOUT HOW HE LOST HIS WIFE AND WHAT HE WANTS OTHERS TO KNOW. Reporter: FUNNY, SMART AND SO BEAUTIFUL AND STRONG. EXACTLY 3 YEARS AFTER HER DEATH HER HUSBAND CARRIES IN HIS HEART HER LOVE OF LIFE. OR IS NO ONE I HAVE EVER MET THEY GOT MORE OUT OF EACH DAY THEN LAURA. I MISS THAT ABOUT HER SO MUCH. Reporter: THE ACTIVE AND ADVENTUROUS YOUNG WOMAN COLLAPSED FROM AN ASTHMA ATTACK OUTSIDE A LOCKED ENTRANCE IN FRONT OF THE HOSPITAL. SHE WAS 34 YEARS OLD THERE IS NO WAY SHE EVER THOUGHT THAT ASTHMA WOULD ENTER LIFE. I WISH I WAS WITH HER. Reporter: IT WAS AFTER LOSING LAURA THAT HE LEARNED HIS WIFE’S DEADLY ATTACK CAME DURING SEPTEMBER’S PERFECT STORM KNOWN AS PEAK WEEK. THE ENVIRONMENT WAS A THREAT THAT THEY. THAT IS THE MOST DANGEROUS WEEK OF THE YEAR FOR ANYONE WITH ASTHMA. THERE ARE MORE VIRUSES OUT THERE WITH KIDS RETURNING TO SCHOOL. SHE DID NOT KNOW ABOUT PEAK WEEK. Reporter: HAS MADE IT HIS MISSION TO EDUCATE OTHER ASTHMATICS AND THEIR FAMILIES. PICTURE THEY HAVE THEIR INHALER WITH THEM AND FILL THEIR NEBULIZER FLUIDS. IF THEY HAVE AN ATTACK THEY NEED TO TELL SOMEONE. Reporter: SO THAT LAURA’S TRAGEDY MAY PREVENT ANOTHER.


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