11 Years Old, a Mom, and Pushed to Marry Her Rapist in Florida

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“It was a terrible life,” Johnson recalls, recounting her years as a child raising children. She missed school and remembers spending her days changing diapers, arguing with her husband and struggling to pay expenses. She ended up with pregnancy after pregnancy — nine children in all — while her husband periodically abandoned her.

Girls being forced to marry and bear children tears at me from the inside. 

How are we as a society not prepared to stop this? 

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