the lost children of rockdale county
interviews with the teens

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Editors Note: Not all the teens who were interviewed by FRONTLINE or, who appeared in the FRONTLINE program, were exposed, or even connected, to the syphilis outbreak; in fact, many of the younger teens didn't know about the strange events that occurred in Rockdale County in the spring and summer of 1996.

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Community Leaders: State Health Officials: Parents: Community Leaders:
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Defying discipline and wondering whether parents are "friends."

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As they grow up, there's a loss of closeness and communication at home.

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When the guys make sex a cold-hearted game, how girls attempt to turn the table.

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How girls feel stigmatized by a double standard that denigrates them--not the boys--for being sexually active.

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