Chip's college roomate gave him that first fateful cigarette. It was while tailgating before the Ball State vs. South Carolina football game in 1998. Not only would the U.S.C. fighting Gamecocks lose their next 21 straight football games, Chip would find himself a slave to smoking nicotine. A pack-a-day smoker of a Philip Morris brand called "Basic," Chip has repeatedly tried to quit smoking and failed.
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The above photo was taken on June 09, 2005 by John R. Polito.
Chip has consented to its use in association with any not-for-profit youth smoking prevention or cessation education effort.