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    Black Culture,  Diversity Awareness,  Oswego Coursework

    The PSA and the Power of Emotion

    Harnessing Emotions for Change I chose a public service announcement (PSA) on lung cancer screening for this assignment because I recently lost someone dear to me to lung cancer. The fact that she left behind a 16-year-old son made it even worse for me. One of my worst fears is passing away before my own son reaches full adulthood. Despite not being a smoker myself, the video resonated with me because of the loss of my friend (less than two weeks prior to writing this). Initially I was going to choose something less personal, but I still went with it because of the emotional connection I have with this PSA…