Terrie Linn McNutt Hall (July 19, 1960 – September 16, 2013) smoked her first cigarette at 13.
In 2000, she found a sore in her mouth that was diagnosed with oral cancer. Later she found out she had throat cancer.
Later, she became an American anti-smoking and anti-tobacco advocate.
She was a survivor of 10 cancer diagnoses, undergoing 48 radiation treatments, and nearly 1 year’s worth of chemotherapy, before and after undergoing a laryngectomy in 2001. By her 11th cancer diagnosis, Terrie died at the age of 53.
She acquired a reputation for starring in one of CDC’s smoking ad campaign and traveling across America to educate about the consequences of tobacco use. The goals of her organization are:
In this video from CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign, Terrie shares her story and dissuade people from smoking.
This woman used to be a playful cheerleader
After smoking cigarette …
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Nguyen Mai Huong
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