Brooklyn Photography Exhibit Documents Pregnant Latina Teens

Fact: “the teen pregnancy rate among Latinas is nearly twice the national average.”

This exhibit of celebrity photographer Erin O’Brien’s personal work documents the lives of 4 pregnant teenage Latinas, all first-generation Mexicans. The photographs offer an intimate view into a new phenomenon in teenage pregnancy within the United States, due in part to recent waves of immigration.

“Mamás Adolescentes: NYC 2006-2007,” is on view from August 16 – 24th at Danny Simmons’ Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn, New York.

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