For girls in the Texas foster care system, teen pregnancy is 5 times more likely

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After entering Texas’ foster care system in 2006, the day after her 14th birthday, Unisha Curry bounced around anywhere from nine to 11 foster homes. In one of her final homes, she had three foster sisters who were teen mothers. One foster sister gave birth in middle school, and the father of her child fled to another country. Two others gave birth in high school. Two of her foster sisters' children were taken away from them by Child Protective Services, Curry told The Texas Tribune. The third had her child with her in the foster home. Curry said her foster sisters, especially the ones who h...

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