"My mom started smoking when she was 11. She went to the hill next door to try her first cigarette. She set the entire hill on fire, but it didn't deter her"
- Loni Anderson
About this Quote
This quote speaks to the power of dependency and the lengths people will go to in order to satisfy their yearnings. It likewise speaks to the recklessness of youth and the lack of understanding of the consequences of their actions. The quote indicates that the mother was so desperate to attempt her first cigarette that she wanted to risk setting a hill on fire. This talks to the power of dependency and how it can take control of an individual's life. It likewise speaks to the risks of smoking cigarettes and how it can have major consequences. The quote likewise speaks with the value of teaching kids about the risks of smoking and the value of making responsible decisions.
"Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases"
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