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What it’s like to be young and undocumented in the STD capital of California

Kern County has some of the highest rates of certain sexually-transmitted diseases in California. Accessing good, affordable health care can be difficult for youth in Kern County. It’s even harder for Latino and undocumented young people. “I wouldn’t want to ask my mom to give me a ride . . . and I’m just afraid of the treatment that I would get as an undocumented person.” Read this piece written at The Know.


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This entry was posted on September 24, 2016 by in Print, The kNOw and tagged , , .

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