Real Stories

Tammy W.
Tammy W.'s Story
John B.
John B.'s Story
Christine sitting in bedroom
Christine B.'s Story
Noel S.
Noel S.'s Story
Geri M.
Geri M.'s Story
Elizabeth B.
Elizabeth B.'s Story
Ethan B.
Ethan B.'s Story
Shawn W.'s Story
Angie P.
Angie P.'s Story
Rico F.
Rico F.'s Story
Beatrice, 40, New York; quit smoking in 2010
Beatrice R.'s Story
Wilma S.
Wilma 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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