41. Smoking Isn't Cool

Kimberly saw her friend Hector smoking. was only 14 years old. "Hector, should not smoke," Kimberly said. "Why ? It makes me cool," Hector said. thought her friend was being dumb. was in a drug education class month. She learned about how drug get people to buy their products. learned that people usually smoke when around them smoke. "Do your friends ?" Kimberly asked. "Yeah! They're popular, too," said. Kimberly showed him pictures of happens when people smoke too much. looked at the picture of the , yellow teeth. "Ew!" Hector said. "Do want that?" Kimberly asked. Hector shook head. "Then don't smoke," Kimberly said.