Friday, January 11, 2008

Man in anti-smoking ads still smokes

NEW YORK - He's the poster boy for the state's new anti-smoking campaign. But 48-year-old Skip Legault is still smoking — despite an amputated leg, two heart attacks and a stroke. The state Department of Health confirmed Friday that they chose a smoker for the ads, saying it helps underscore the risks associated with nicotine addiction.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080112/ap_on_he_me/anti_smoking_smoker


Geez, what does it take to get someone to start to think about quitting? Or is there a point where you say, what the heck, I'm a gonner anyway, may as well enjoy one thing... Don't know about you, but I think I'd've quit when they started looking at my leg while holding a knife...

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