Adopting A New Family Plan

| Louisville, KY, USA | Learning | April 24, 2015

(At my all-female high school, every student is required to take a basic health class, always taught by the same teacher. Every semester, during the unit on reproduction, the teacher likes to play a video about childbirth which is very quiet and soothing for about the first 10-15 minutes before rapidly cutting to a screaming, graphic birth scene. My younger sister was recounting this to me as we were driving home.)

Teacher: *after the video has finished* “Who here is now planning on adopting? *the entire class raises their hands*

Girl In The Back: *mystified, traumatized tone* “It’s like a rocket…”

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