Stories of girls who have to figure out how they're going to act when the ground rules are constantly shifting.
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Jo Carol Pierce released a CD, "Bad Girls Upset by the Truth," which documents in part her teenage years. Host Ira Glass shares a couple of songs from the CD and some of the stories behind them. (16 minutes)
Chicago writer/musician Rennie Sparks, a member of the independent band The Handsome Family, reads "Skanks," a story of a girl struggling in a situation where some rules are strict, but other rules are up for grabs. (27 minutes)
“I Enjoy Being A Girl”