Meet two-year-old who smokes 40 cigarettes daily

Rapi Pamungkas [Photo: Courtesy]

Many smokers pick up the habit at an early age, but there are probably not many who started as early as Rapi Pamungkas.

So addicted is the boy that letting him smoke is the only way his parents use to calm him from throwing tantrums.

This Indonesian two-year-old apparently started smoking by picking up discarded cigarette butts near his mother’s market stall, which older boys would then light for him, and now reportedly goes through 40 cigarettes a day.

Rapi Pamungkas [Photo: Courtesy]

Soon after starting smoking, Rapi became hooked and soon became famous in his native city of Sukabumi for harassing passers-by and pestering them for cigarettes.

Rapi Pamungkas [Photo: Courtesy]

Many locals found his antics amusing and would give him cigarettes, laughing as he lit them up. Videos of the young child started doing the round online, and his story recently went viral worldwide.

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