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Austin presentation aims to lower teen pregnancy


AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) -- Teen pregnancy rates in southeastern Minnesota are among the highest in the state.

And to help shed light on the issue, a married couple from the Twin Cities will speak at Austin High School on Wednesday about preventing teen pregnancy.

Craig and Molly Sanborn travel across the country to talk with students about waiting to become sexually active until they're married.

Rachel's Hope in Austin is helping organize the event.

The resource for struggling mothers and women says 21 percent of ninth-graders in Austin are sexually active, and 56 percent will be sexually active by their senior year.

The Sanborns will speak Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Austin High School.

The event is free.

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