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Teen passionate about anti-smoking movement
Seventeen-year-old Ashley Penafiel is proof that education is powerful.
After learning that cigarette smoking can turn a person’s lungs black and make them look as though they were ran over by a pickup truck, she and her mother held an intervention with her step-dad to get him to stop smoking.