Real Stories

Angie P.
Angie P.'s Story
Brett P.
Brett P.'s Story
Nathan M.'s Story
Rebecca C.
Rebecca C.'s Story
Roosevelt S.'s Story
Elizabeth B.
Elizabeth B.'s Story
John B.
John B.'s Story
Ethan B.
Ethan B.'s Story
Beatrice, 40, New York; quit smoking in 2010
Beatrice R.'s Story
Tammy W.
Tammy W.'s Story
Noel S.
Noel S.'s Story
Shawn W.'s Story

The individuals below are participating in the Tips From Former Smokers® campaign. All of them are living with or caring for someone with smoking-related diseases and disabilities. These diseases and disabilities changed the quality of their lives — some dramatically — including how they eat, dress, and handle daily tasks they once loved doing. They speak from personal experience and have agreed to share their stories to send a single, powerful message: Quit smoking now. Or better yet — don’t ever start.

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