Wasilla Soap Opera Update

Graffiti

by Chris Bodenner

Mercede Johnston slams Bristol's appearance on Dancing with the Stars:

Since Bristol became pregnant, and made headlines world wide, teen pregnancy in Wasilla has sky rocketed! Everywhere I look I see somebody who is expecting a new baby. If you go into a public restroom there is writing on the walls saying:

“Is it bad that I’m 15 and want a baby soooo bad?”

“I would give anything to have a baby!”

“I want to be a mommy at 14!”

And many other extremely disturbing and jaw dropping messages. I think that having Bristol on television dancing along with those other so-called celebrities is just going to reinforce the idea in the minds of many teens that having a baby can make you glamorous and famous, and you will get tons of attention. Which of course is absolutely ridiculous! Yet many of these girls are just screaming for attention and believe this is a way to get it.

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