They Gave Cancer for Christmas

I wish I made this up.

Opened pack of cigarettes
Image by Colin Behrens from Pixabay

I started smoking before it became unhealthy. The coughing, choking, and gagging when I inhaled that first cigarette is a memory that I’ll never forget. Fifty years later, my doctor asked me if I had ever thought about quitting cigarettes. I said, “Sure I do! I think about it every day!” In fact, I’m an expert at stopping. It’s that part when you have to do it all the time…



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