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Debi Austin dies at 62; star of jarring 1990s anti-smoking ad
Debi Austin looked into the camera, swallowed — the hole in her throat as big as a half-dollar coin and as black as nothingness — and said she had her first cigarette when she was 13, that she had tried to quit but couldn't. And that "they" say nicotine is not addictive.
By Ari Bloomekatz, Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2013