The Issue Of Teen Pregnancy

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According to statistics one million girls get pregnant each year. At least sixty percent of pregnancies result in births, thirty percent are abortions, and fifteen percent are miscarriages. About twenty-five percent of teen moms have another child within twenty four months of their first kid. Teen pregnancy is a problem in many parts of the world. But the United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate among any other country. Only about fifty percent of teen moms actually graduate high school, and less than two percent of teen moms earn a college degree by the age of thirty. Statistics also show that most teenagers that have a child are at a higher risk of behavioral, social, and physical problems. With all these statistics, most would…show more content…
My dad picked me up from school and then we were headed to my mom 's to get Stephanie. When we got there she did not want to go with my dad. My dad was not leaving until she came with us. She wouldn 't come out of my mom 's house so he called the police and they talked to her. My dad was very angry, Stephanie was very nervous and I was in the car wondering what was going on that it was taking this long for her to come out. They talked her into finally coming outside and at least talk to him. So when she came outside she had her ultrasounds in her hands and took ahold of my dad 's hands, that 's when he found out he was going to be a grandpa. She finally got in the car and when we got to my dad 's house, she told me I was going to be an aunt. I was so excited about my sister having a baby and that I finally found out why she would hide in my mom’s room all the time! After time went by she was still going to school and determined she was going to finish school early just to prove everyone wrong. She lost most of her friends but she didn 't let that faze her, as long as she met her goals in life. After that she focused on her and what needed to be done. The day she found out the gender, she let me leave school early to go with her to her doctor 's appointment. When we got there we checked in and waited a few minutes before they called her name. Talking about what they will do when she gets back in the room. When we went back she

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