Boy they do start young, don’t they?
My jaw dropped when his pajama-clad mother handed the tot a cigarette… then lit it for him … then smiled on as he smoked it… then laughed as he rolled on the ground when he felt sick. As I snapped photos, my friends begged the parents to intervene, but they just enjoyed the show.
We don’t want to bog down the photo — which really stands alone, doesn’t it? — with facts, but there are 350 million smokers in China — that’s more than a quarter of the population — with 1.2 million deaths per year due to tobacco-related diseases.
Kid: quit while you can.
Smoking Chinese Baby (Shanghai Style File)