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Real Stories
Corinne "Ask others how they quit and learn from their experience."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Debby "The patch worked for me."
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
Anika "I promised my dad on his deathbed that I would quit. It took me 13 years, but I did it. "

Michael

Michael's story
"Don't give up giving up cigarettes."
Hometown: Adams
Year quit: 2009

Michael started smoking when he was 22.  He tried to quit a few times, but now that he looks back on it, he admits that they were half-hearted attempts.  He knew smoking wasn’t good for you but he was one of those guys who thought smoking wouldn’t make him sick.  Then he had a stroke, but even then, he didn’t take his doctor seriously.  In his own words he was cocky until he looked at his son who had tears streaming down his face.  It was then that he realized smoking was hurting someone besides himself.  He used medicine for 4 months and no longer has nicotine cravings.  Michael is committed to being there for his son.

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