Corinne "Ask others how they quit and learn from their experience."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Ronaldo "Don’t wait until it’s too late to quit."
Alex "Since I quit, everything is better."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Mike "Smoking had a big effect on my son. I didn't want to disappoint him."
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
"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.