Dying for smoke… why? Read on
Life Slices: living (or dying) moments
Expressing or exposing the best or the worst of life and humanity,
everyday situations as well as greater-than-life experiences.
Life Slices depicts that which affects
each of us in significant ways.
“Life Slices” portrays these happenstances in 50 words or less.
Marlboro Men (and Women and Teenagers): Nicotine CEO’s
Red-faced from coughing, Tom wheezed long after the racking spasms stopped. A cigarette pack hung in his pocket. He continued to gasp for air. Nobody should have to live like that. Every cigarette manufacturer, everyday, should see what they do to people. We should drag them through our cancer wards.
There is help in the American Lung Association, Nicotine Anonymous, and many other free organizations and web sites. You are not alone!
and tragic and sad
I must show that picture to my teenage daughter before she even thinks about starting!
Yes, talk with her about that, and anything else the two of you care to and can talk about.
The saddest thing is that the information has been out there for years, along with people who have died from lung cancer, etc., but it’s often ignored–the “it won’t happen to me” syndrome!
Denial is one of the greatest killers in this addiction, followed by fear and the physical carvings induced by the nicotine.