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30 June 2010

Ex-smoker takes diseased heart to Parliament

Ex-smoker Mohi Waihi took his damaged heart to the New Zealand parliament to show to a committee which is holding an inquiry into the tobacco industry.

Ex-smoker Mohi Waihi took his damaged heart to the New Zealand parliament to show to a committee which is holding an inquiry into the tobacco industry.

Waihi told the Maori Affairs committee that he started smoking at 19 and had five heart attacks before getting a transplant from a 40-year-old female donor in 2005.

"I am just so glad I am here," he said.
 

 

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