Teen-age syphilis and gonorrhea are the biggest things to hit the suburbs since crabgrass.
Nice kids are not supposed to get venereal disease.
But they do.
In growing numbers.
Last year 300,000 nice kids reported cases of syphilis and gonorrhea.
And there were probably three times that number of teen-age cases unreported or unnoticed.
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