-------------------- Heather Corinna, Executive Director & Founder, Scarleteen About Me • Get our book! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead Posts: 63244 | From: An island near Seattle | Registered: May 2000
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I don't really spend much time on Mtv anymore and I haven't watched very many episodes of "16 and Pregnant", but I had heard about this special and just watched the video on their website.
Let me say, I'm impressed. The special was very well-done. It was nuanced, and real, and thoughtful. It stuck to the facts, and still showed all of the facets of a topic as controversial and difficult as abortion. The whole show was done in a very honest, respectful way, and the women they interviewed were so beautiful and strong. It was exactly the sort of non-judgmental conversation this topic needs, and so rarely gets.
ETA: Don't read the comments on Mtv's website. They show just how necessary this show was, and leave a very bitter taste in your mouth.
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