Tito "My family means more to me than a pack of cigarettes. That’s why I quit."
Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Ronaldo "Don’t wait until it’s too late to quit."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
Representative Brian Ashe "It was one of the best things I did for myself."
"I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Hometown: Fall River
Year quit: 2009
Robin smoked for 43 years and was smoking 3 packs a day before she quit. She quit because she couldn’t breathe and wanted to be healthier for her granddaughter. Her doctor prescribed a quit-smoking medicine to help. She says every little bit helps and positive support makes all the difference. Robin shared her story about why she quit to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.