Tito "My family means more to me than a pack of cigarettes. That’s why I quit."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Hillary "Quitting smoking is the best thing I did for myself."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
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."
"Don’t wait until it’s too late to quit."
Hometown: New York City
Year quit: 1992
Ronaldo got throat cancer at age 39 from smoking. He has a permanent tracheotomy, and now he sees the otolaryngologist every 12 weeks to make sure the cancer doesn’t come back. Ronaldo shared his story about quitting to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.