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Youth Statistics
The percentage of babies born out-of-wedlock has increased more than sixfold since 1960. More than a third of all births, and more than two-thirds of all births to African American parents in 2004 were out-of-wedlock.



Mrs. Laura Bush sculpts clay with participants of the Communications Through Art program at the Knox County Public Defenders Community Law Office in Knoxville, Tennessee, Wednesday, October 11, 2006, as part of the President's Helping America's Youth program. Communications Through Art program uses the arts to help young people express themselves and to deal with important issues of the day. White House photo by Shealah Craighead


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