article in Time: Teen birth rates are eight times higher in the U.S. than in Holland. Abortion rates are twice as high. The American AIDS rate is three times greater than that of the Dutch. What are they doing right that we're not? Dutch Approach, Teen Sexual, Teen Births, The Netherlands, Children, American Aid, Abortion Rate, Births Rate, Aid Rate
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