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03/26/2014 08:42 am ET Updated Mar 26, 2014

Nicholas Kristof Credits MTV's '16 And Pregnant' For Helping Lower Teen Birthrate

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By Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times

In the struggle to break cycles of poverty, experts have been searching for decades for ways to lower America’s astronomical birthrate among teenagers.

We’ve tried virginity pledges, condoms and sex education. And, finally, we have a winner, a tool that has been remarkably effective in cutting teenage births.

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