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P a g e | 1 Sarah Hall Marx 902 January 23, 2008 Living a Lie Everyone in my family smokes: my mom, her brother, my father, my brother, and his fiancée. I have been around it my entire life. It never phased me though. My parents did a phenomenal job keeping it out of my sight and I wasn’t around my uncle very often. Plus, my brother didn’t expose me to it until I was well into my teens. It is a habit that I have witnessed many people pick up and, in effect, have seen the side-effects hit them. It rots your teeth and turns them yellow, it destroys your throat and your voice, and, contrary to popular belief, that smokers cough is quite the turn-off. Luckily I haven’t gotten there yet. For years I swore up and down that I would never pick up smoking. I preached to everyone about how awful it was and continued to beg the people I loved to quit. Unfortunately, we all fall victim to evils at some point in our lives. I remember it perfectly. I knew the moment I had received the worst news of my life that I would try smoking that day.
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P a g e | 2 It was October 23 rd , 2003—I was a freshman in High School and had just walked into third period: English. It was about five minutes into class when I found out that one of my best friends had commited suicide the night before. I couldn’t stay at school knowing that, but my parents were out of town. I excused myself to
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENGL 111 taught by Professor Marx during the Fall '07 term at VCU.

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