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As another school year begins, families watch out for asthma triggers in the classroom like dust or chemicals, new sports routines, and back to school jitters, all of which can bring on asthma attacks.

As another school year begins, asthma triggers in the classroom like dust or chemicals, new sports routines and back-to-school jitters can bring on kids' asthma attacks.

Hilton Kelley stands in front of the Valero oil refinery in Port Arthur, TX, in late November 2013.

Taking his work to the next level, Clean Air Ambassador Hilton Kelley has completed a book, A Lethal Dose of Smoke And Mirrors: Going home for better or worse, that chronicles his decision to leave Hollywood and take on powerful industrial polluters in his hometown, Port Arthur, Texas. Hilton—the first African-American man to win the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize—tells how he single-handedly made great strides to improve the health and environment in Port Arthur.

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