November 2009
Dolly;Nov2009, Issue 469, p54
The article relates several true stories of Australian teenage girls. One teenage girl describes her experience of being in labour and the impact of motherhood on her life. A teenager relates her battle with depression following the suicide of her aunt. Another teenage girl reveals lessons from volunteering at an orphanage and a hospital in Ghana.


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