Does this little guy look familiar?
Meet Aldi. In 2010, he became known as the 'smoking baby' with the two-pack-a-day habit, the star of a viral video that raised very serious questions about addiction, parenting and the influence of Big Tobacco in developing countries. Vanguard correspondent Christof Putzel traveled to Indonesia to find Aldi and uncover the truth behind one of the world's cutest kids.
'Sex, Lies & Cigarettes' premieres Tuesday, June 28 at 9/8c on Current TV. Go to http://current.com/smokingbaby for more.
'Vanguard' is Current TV's no-limits documentary series whose award-winning correspondents put themselves in extraordinary situations to immerse viewers in global issues that have a large social significance. Unlike sound-bite driven reporting, the show's correspondents, Adam Yamaguchi, Christof Putzel and Mariana van Zeller, serve as trusted guides who take viewers on in-depth real life adventures in pursuit of some of the world's most important stories.
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