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Thank maci, farrah and the other stars of mtv's teen mom - they may be the reason teen pregnancy rates are decreasing. Reality series sequel offers more drama, few life lessons read common sense media's teen mom: young and pregnant review, age rating,. Teen pregnancy is a serious issue among girls in the united states learn how teen pregnancy is portrayed in reality shows, documentaries, and celebrities.
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