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Mary’s emphysema made life on Earth tough – but Infirma2, her new oxygen-rich home, had beautiful sunsets, gentle gravity… and Jessica.

Coupling current practices of oxygen treatment for emphysema with proposed future plans of terraforming nearby planets, this piece imagines “care planets” with atmospheric terraforming & lighter gravity to improve independence for specific types of illness. And what better to do on your new planet than fall in love? 

//Alistair Baldwin is a screenwriter, arts writer and comedian with a pair of cyborg legs that combat lameness on two levels. Find him on twitter at @BaldwinAlistair.//

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