Real Stories

Rose H.’s Story
Roosevelt S.
Roosevelt S.’s Story
Sharon, a Tips Campaign Participant, is standing in her bedroom, Her stoma shows above a blue blouse.
Sharon A.’s Story
Geri M.’s Story
Tiffany, a Tips Campaign Participant, sits in her living room.
Tiffany R.’s Story
Rico F.
Rico F.’s Story
Jessica S.
Jessica S.’s Story
Rebecca C.
Rebecca C.’s Story
Dana S.
Dana S.’s Story
Terrie H.
Terrie H.’s Story
Tonya M.’s Story
Michael F.
Michael F.’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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