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Simone Dennis, an associate professor at the Australian National University, recently published a new book, Smokefree: A Social, Moral and Political Atmosphere, that is gaining attention because in it Dennis profiles an interesting subsection of Australian society: teen girls who are smoking in order to have smaller babies.

If you remember this episode, then you are almost certainly too old to be a teen mom now.
If you remember this episode, then you are almost certainly too old to be a teen mom now.

Dennis described in particular 16-year-old Michelle, who, despite being "heavily pregnant," apparently was lighting up non-stop for the hour that Dennis chatted with her. The reason for her smoking, as Michelle explained, was because "[her] sister had a whopper—she split from end to end."