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St. Martins Press-3PL

Growing Up Fast

Growing Up Fast

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  • Author: Joanna Lipper
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: St. Martins Press-3PL
  • Published: 2004-11-01
  • Edition: First
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Growing Up Fast tells the life stories of Shayla, Jessica, Amy, Colleen, Liz, and Sheri--six teen mothers whom Joanna Lipper first met in 1999 when they were enrolled at the Teen Parent Program in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Less than a decade older than these teen parents, she was able to blend into the fabric of their lives and make a short documentary film about them. Over the course of the next four years she continued to earn their trust as they shared with her the daily reality of their lives and their experiences growing up in the economically depressed post-industrial landscape of Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

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