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Betty was nervous about her daughter, Florence. Not because Florence isn’t smart or driven, but because she’s 13. “You see, Florence’s age is very worrying for me as a mother because many young girls her age where we live are either married off or spend most of their time socializing with the wrong crowd—frequenting bars, which is a recipe for teen pregnancies, drug and alcohol abuse and AIDS.” “I want my children to be educated because I never had this opportunity,” says Betty. “I just want their futures to be different from mine,” she says. Betty, like an alarming number...


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