Michelle DeMello and her husband, Eric DeMello, were married when she was just 16 and five months pregnant, and he was 19. This archival photograph was taken in Lincoln City, Ore. MUST CREDIT: Amanda Lucier for the Washington Post.
Michelle DeMello and her husband, Eric DeMello, were married when she was just 16 and five months pregnant, and he was 19. This archival photograph was taken in Lincoln City, Ore. MUST CREDIT: Amanda Lucier for the Washington Post. Amanda Lucier For The Washington Post
Michelle DeMello and her husband, Eric DeMello, were married when she was just 16 and five months pregnant, and he was 19. This archival photograph was taken in Lincoln City, Ore. MUST CREDIT: Amanda Lucier for the Washington Post. Amanda Lucier For The Washington Post

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February 12, 2017 11:19 AM

Why does the United States still let 12-year-old girls get married?

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