Independent Lens

Season 7 Episode 12

Girl Trouble

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Jan 17, 2006 on PBS
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Girl Trouble
Shangra starts peddling crack cocaine at the age of 16, hoping to save her family from poverty. Stephanie tries to deal with an unexpected pregnancy and an unsupportive boyfriend. Sheila has been on the wrong side of the juvenile justice system for years. In this documentary, the three teenage girls struggle to break a cycle of poverty and crime, finding new ways of life with the help of adult mentors.moreless

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