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Author: joycets Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 44628  
Subject: Re: An Open Letter Date: 10/10/2012 12:31 AM
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But yet there are some good things here. Most importantly, the mom has been to an ob-gyn and is getting prenatal care. That's not always true, and is a hopefuly sign.

And also, although it should not be a distraction in class, this girl has pictures of the fetus growing inside her and cares enough about them to share them with her friends. In doing so, she is starting to make real a situation that is probably completely unreal to her. If she keeps the baby, her life will change in ways that she can't even imagine right now. Any little bit of preparation she gets will help her.

My hope is that her group of friends is strong enough to keep being friends after she's a mom. A girl that age is much more influenced by her peers than her parents (much to all parents' dismay!), so those girls can help her tremendously by just being friendly and accepting her without judging her for her actions.==============
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Wow. Thanks, thypeace, for your seriously cool insights.

joycets
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