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__________________ __________________ English 107 – N1 31 January 2011 Letter Assignment: Topic Selection and Research Topic: As the Assistant Director of a regional youth organization, your boss, whose name is Ernesto Lima identified, at a recent meeting on January 18, 2011 the following topic as the most pressing issue facing youth today: high teenage pregnancy and STD transmittal rates as a result of ineffective sex education . You agree with this topic because you share a personal connection and experience which could aid the organization to approaching the issue with a sincere and personalized campaign. Connection to Topic: My cousin, a member of the U.S. Navy, recently eloped with a guy she’d only known for a few months and then became impregnated a few months later. During high school I saw
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Unformatted text preview: many expectant teenagers roaming the hallways. My mother, a teachers aide at Career Link, has seen the effects of teenage pregnancy firsthand. So many young parents never complete high school and struggle to find a job as a result. I believe that the sex education programs in middle and high schools need an overhaul in order to lower the teen pregnancy rate. Research: Kohler, Pamela K., Lafferty, William E. and Lisa E. Manhart. "Abstinence-Only and Comprehensive Sex Education and the Initiation of Sexual Activity and Teen Pregnancy." Journal of Adolescent Health 42.4 (2008): 344-51. PubMed . Web. 31 January 2011....
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