Chain-smoking brats: Indonesia’s ongoing tobacco epidemic

( CNN) Encircled by farmland and orchards in the small village of Teluk Kemang Sungai Lilin in South Sumatra, a boy, merely 8 years old, sits smiling with his mother.

But this boy has a hectic past and a reputation that precedes him, having undergone a recuperation most children will never face.

Six years ago, Aldi Suganda, also known as Aldi Rizal, was a 2-year-old chain smoker addicted to cigarettes, smoking jam-packs every day. “It was hard for me to stop, ” he said. “If I am not inhaling, my mouth penchant is sour and my psyche feel dizzy.

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