A boomer’s mom smoked. And died from it

When Garret Mathews, the retired metro columnist for the Evansville, Indiana Courier & Press sent us this poetic essay, we were touched. His mom died almost exactly five years ago and now he has decided to share the lesson of her death with us at BoomerCafé. It is an object lesson, really. It could be about some of our parents, and it could be about some of us. You smoke. Oh, not a lot. Seven…

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