Teen Mother Talks About Her Life After Dropping Out Of School
March 1, 2010
After years of decline, teen pregnancy rate is on the rise again across the country.
In Washington, D.C., in 2007, the last year for which statistics are available for Washington, 1,075 babies were born to teenagers here.
A baby is difficult for any new mother. For these teenagers it can be overwhelming. And although dropping out of high school will probably lead to a bleak future, many of these young mothers do exactly that.
In the first of a three-part series on pregnant and parenting teens in Washington, Kavitha Cardoza caught up with one of the dropouts at her Southeast Washington apartment...
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