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04/28/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Brazil: Abortion Debate Flares Amid Widespread Abuse Of Girls

SÃO PAULO, Brazil -- The waiting room at Pérola Byington Hospital resembles a small day care center many days. Young girls play on the cold tile floors or rock hyperactively in plastic chairs, while their mothers stare pensively at the red digital readout on a wall, signaling their place in line.

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