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Gloucester Teens and Pregnancy

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School officials in Gloucester say they've found at least one of the reasons the number of teen pregnancies at Gloucester High School has quadrupled from last year, to 17 this year.

The school principal tells Time magazine that nearly half the girls have confessed to making a pact to get pregnant, and raise their babies together.

None of the girls is older than 16.

This program aired on June 19, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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