Rick Bender is in Amarillo sharing his story with kids to make them believers. He tours all over the country telling the effects of smokeless tobacco.
He spent years dipping or using smokeless tobacco.Diagnosed with oral cancer when he was in his early twenties.
A baseball player , he thought smokeless tobacco was a cool safe alternative to smoking.Rick wants to give kids, teens and adults the education on dipping and what it does to your body. Tobacco Free Amarillo has Rick here to talk to 4th- 6th graders .