As a mother at just 17 years of age, Leslie Marban of Oklahoma City has a tough road ahead. The statistics make that abundantly clear.
Only about 50 percent of teen mothers earn a high school diploma. Leslie, who gave birth to her daughter last month and who was featured in a story Sunday by The Oklahoman’s Darla Slipke, will get a late start on her senior year but intends to finish and hopes to become an architect or an emergency medical technician.
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