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Quotes About Teen Pregnancy

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Toni Morrison
“Well, it probably won't live. They say the way her mama beat her she lucky to be alive herself.

She be lucky if it don't live. Bound to be the ugliest thing walking.

Can't help but be. Ought to be a law: two ugly people doubling up like that to make more ugly. Be better off in the ground.

Well, I wouldn't worry none. It be a miracle if it live.”
Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye

“She doesn't hear the voice inside me that is shouting "A chocolate bar! Do you realize...I'm thirty-three years old with a wife as old and as educated as myself and the two of us need all the energy and know-how we've got to take proper care of our kid and you're three years past believing in the tooth fairy and your kid just got his first tooth? And you're celebrating with a chocolate bar! How could you let this happen to you? And where's the bum who's supposed to be this kid's father? What's he doing?”
Garret Keizer, No Place But Here: A Teacher's Vocation in a Rural Community

Natalie Corbett Sampson
“She looked over the colored boxes of smiling women holding plastic sticks. Why isn’t there a box showing a terrified teen?”
Natalie Corbett Sampson, Game Plan

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