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Teen Pregnancy: Who's to Blame?

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This week, Time magazine published a story about 17 teenage girls at Gloucester High School in Massachusetts who, it said, got together to form a "pregnancy pact." The story has since been disputed by families of the girls and by the mayor, but it's raised a lot of discussion about planned teenage pregnancy.

Some people blame Hollywood's glamorization of teen and single mothers. Others say there's too little sex education or that it's too hard to get contraception. Sarah Brown, director of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, talks about intended and unintended teen pregnancy.

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