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“Kids today have so many cute questions. Why do the doggies have tails? Why does the moon follow us? What’s a rusty trombone?”

Local teens engage in the sex-ed debate on ‘The Daily Show’

February 25th, 2015

“Kids today have so many cute questions. Why do the doggies have tails? Why does the moon follow us? What’s a rusty trombone?”

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