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The Consequences of Unintended Childbearing

@inproceedings{Logan2007TheCO,
  title={The Consequences of Unintended Childbearing},
  author={Cassandra Logan and D Wray Ph. and Emily Holcombe and Jennifer S Manlove and Suzanne Ryan},
  year={2007}
}
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