Friday, March 01, 2013

Debi Austin who smoked through hole in throat dies

Debi Austin died Feb. 22 at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys.

Watch her brief documentation as she fight for her mission in life.

Debi Austin was 13 years old when she started smoking. After being diagnosed with cancer and having her larynx removed at the age of 42, she still continued to smoke through a stoma in her throat. But, even with cancer Debi fought back. She starred in an iconic television ad for the California Tobacco Control Program, quit smoking and has made anti-tobacco education not only her mission in life, but her passion. View the touching documentary to learn more about Debi, who passed away in February 2013 after courageously battling multiple tobacco-related cancers for over 20 years.

Warning: Cigarette Smoking is DANGEROUS to your Health!


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