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Even if you’ve never tried it yourself, you’ve doubtless seen people doing it. They’re mostly (though not exclusively) men and are recognizable by a bulging cheek or lower lip. The outline of a circular tin is often visible in one of their pockets. The more circumspect ones carry cups or soda bottles unobtrusively and surreptitiously spit into them, while others openly expectorate on the ground as they stand or walk. Specs of blackish brown are often visible between the teeth. It’s not a habit that stays hidden long.

Nearly 12 years ago, on September 20, 2008, I quit smokeless chewing…

Frank Gullo

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