PENSACOLA, Fla. The grandson of tobacco giant R-J
Reynolds might be considered the black sheep of the
family.Patrick Reynolds spoke to nearly 35-hundred
students yesterday morning about the dangers of smoking.
The students were brought from area schools to an
aircraft hangar at Pensacola Naval Air Station.
Reynolds has become a national advocate for a
smoke-free society. He talked yesterday about his
father's death from smoking, tobacco's addictive nature
and other inherent risks of using tobacco.
Reynolds also spoke to about five-thousand
sailors. He is scheduled to address a second group of
students at the air station tomorrow.
During his three-day tour, Reynolds will address
10-thousand students from a two-county area.
Information from: Pensacola News Journal,
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