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October 2, 1943

Your Own Story

JAMA. 1943;123(5):315. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840400063029

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This booklet contains a brief story of human and animal reproduction—not animal and human—to which thirty-one of its fifty-two pages are devoted. The remainder is a chapter addressed to parents as to how to use the material in the first part of the pamphlet. The pamphlet could not be more effectively reviewed than in the words of Dr. Haven Emerson contained in its introduction: "Other states and, in fact, our federal agencies promoting human welfare could not do better than follow Minnesota's example and compete in friendly rivalry of word and design to carry to all parents and children lessons of the hygiene of human reproduction and the bearing of our bisexual structures and functions on personal, family and social soundness of character and happiness. What is here offered is to be unreservedly accepted and recommended for its accuracy and directness of statement and for the spirit and purpose of

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