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Stories of Unwed Mothers Take to the Big Screen

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Stories of Unwed Mothers Take to the Big Screen

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Stories of Unwed Mothers Take to the Big Screen

Stories of Unwed Mothers Take to the Big Screen

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Unwed Parents in the Movies

The film Juno, the story of an unmarried teen mother, is up for an Academy Award. The independent film was a success at the box office, as was the summer comedy Knocked Up, which has some wondering why unplanned pregnancy is becoming such a hit on the big screen.

Shawn Edwards, a film critic for FOX TV, discusses whether unwed moms in movies are becoming the next big thing.

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