CDC: Tips From Former Smokers - Shawn W.’s Tip Ad

Shawn was 14 years old when he started smoking. In his mid-40s, a chronic cough and laryngitis turned out to be throat cancer. He finally quit smoking—but doctors were unable to save his larynx. In this TV ad, Shawn talks about the hardships of life with a stoma, a permanent opening in his throat.

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