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‘Grown-ish’ Tackles College Pregnancy and I Finally Feel Seen

Yara Shahidi’s show salutes young mothers who are getting degrees and dream jobs with their babies in tow

The cast of “Grown-ish” films a scene for the second season. Photo: Eric McCandless/Getty Images

OOne test didn’t feel like enough. There, standing in my tiny college bathroom, I looked down at the two lines indicating that I was pregnant, and I took a second test. Again, two more…




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Arionne Nettles

Arionne Nettles

Arionne Nettles is a lecturer at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, a Chicago-based journalist, and a special needs mama.

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