Real Stories

Michael F.
Michael F.’s Story
Geri M.
Geri M.'s Story
Terrie H.
Terrie H.’s Story
Shawn W.'s Story
Shawn W.’s Story
Tiffany, a Tips Campaign Participant, sits in her living room.
Tiffany R.’s Story
Felicita R.
Felicita R.’s Story
Nathan M.’s Story
Roosevelt S.’s Story
Beatrice, 40, New York; quit smoking in 2010
Beatrice R.’s Story
Rico F.
Rico F.’s Story
Brian, a Tips Campaign Participant, is standing and opening his button-front shirt to expose his surgery scar, which runs vertically down his chest.
Brian H.'s Story
Jessica S.
Jessica S.'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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