Tito "My family means more to me than a pack of cigarettes. That’s why I quit."
Dr. Miller "Quitting smoking is the single biggest thing a patient can do to improve their quality of life."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Anika "I promised my dad on his deathbed that I would quit. It took me 13 years, but I did it. "
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
Representative Brian Ashe "It was one of the best things I did for myself."
"I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Year quit: 1988
Margaret had been a smoker for about 10 years when she quit in her late 20s. And today she runs long-distance races, something she says she never could have done as a smoker. She says “Every day it got easier and easier just not to smoke.” Margaret shared her story about quitting to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.