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Everyone is different, but no matter who you are you can find a way to quit smoking. Browse through our real life quit smoking stories to find out how ex-smokers have kicked the habit.

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19 Dec, 2014

Best $26.95 I ever spent

I had my first cigarette at 11, smoking regularly at 15. I first "gave up" at 17. By 45 I had...

16 Dec, 2014
Judy

On my way

This is only my third day without a cigarette I got a nicotine inhaler having little craving for...

8 Dec, 2014
Lynda

Loving my new life

I am 39 years old and had been smoking since I was 14. I have four children and was getting so...

2 Dec, 2014
Kenneth

60 years of cool

I smoked from age 12 to age 72. Back in the 50's it was cool to have a fag hanging out of your...

28 Nov, 2014
Courtney

I quit for my family but I struggled

I had been smoking nearly every day since I was 14.

When I found out I was pregnant with...

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