At age 17, just a week before she was scheduled to leave for college with a full-ride volleyball scholarship, Autumn Williams discovered she was 24 weeks pregnant. At age 20, Cynthia Wood, a high-school dropout living from day-to-day, also discovered she was pregnant. The two met and became friends, and when Autumn decided to form a non-profit called Two Percent Project that helps teen moms build a better future, Cynthia couldn’t resist joining her. Both women now have two children, work full-time jobs, and spend about as much time on their non-profit as they do on their work. They join us to talk about the initial shock of finding out they were pregnant, the unique challenges faced by teen moms, and the hope they offer young women in similar situations.
Advice on how to treat teen moms.
The meaning of the name "Two Percent Project."
It takes two to tango.
FULL INTERVIEW WITH AUTUMN WILLIAMS AND CYNTHIA WOOD
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