Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Debby "The patch worked for me."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Kathleen "The money I saved by quitting smoking put me in the driver’s seat... of my brand new motorcycle."
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
"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.