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Season 7, Episode 12 Girl Trouble

First Aired: January 17, 2006

The gritty “Girl Trouble” follows three young San Francisco women as they face various personal and legal challenges over four years. One woman has multiple drug arrests; another shot her brother during a drug binge; and the third, a teen mother, was convicted of selling drugs. “The way the system is set up, it doesn't give girls the opportunity to get out of it,” says the Center for Young Women's Development director, Lateefah Simon, who has aided the women.

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  • Premiered: August 9, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
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