This is an interview taken with Bob Bagles, the cancer patient, on May 4.
Reporter Jim: Hello Mr. Bagles.
Bob Bagles: Hello *Cough*
RJ: Mr. Bagles, how old are you?
BB: Iím 58 years old.
RJ: Are you a smoker?
BB: Yes, I am.
RJ: How many cigarettes do you smoke a day?
BB: About a pack-and-a-half a day.† I also have the occasional Cuban cigar.
RJ: I see.† Have you tried to quit?
BB: No, sir.† I have not.† Why do you ask?
RJ: Just wondering, Mr. Bagles, thatís all.
BB: OK, anything else you want to know?
RJ: Why yes, I do.† What kind of diet do you have?
BB: I am a heavy eater.†
RJ: Where did you say you live?
BB: I live in Los Angeles, California.† Anything else?
RJ: Oh yes, before I forget, how long have you been a smoker?
BB: Since I was 25.
RJ: Has anyone else in your family ever gotten cancer?
BB: Yes, my uncle and grandpa died of cancer.† Anything else?
RJ: No, thatíll be all, sir.††