Corinne "Ask others how they quit and learn from their experience."
Tito "My family means more to me than a pack of cigarettes. That’s why I quit."
Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Katrina "With the patch, I didn’t have to quit smoking alone."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Joanne "I am healthier now that I have quit. "
Representative Brian Ashe "It was one of the best things I did for myself."
"I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Hometown: New Bedford
Year quit: 1996
Steve is a cardiovascular technologist and an ex-smoker. He got help to quit through a quit-smoking program. He says “You have to have a reason. You have to be motivated. And if you don’t quit the first time, you’ve got to keep trying.” Steve shared his story about quitting to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.