Flush With Government Cash, the Virgin Movement Goes Pro

Walter Novak/Scene
Cleveland Scene | November 8, 2004
At 28, Susannah Petrie is a professional virgin, promoting abstinence before marriage to schoolchildren for the nonprofit Operation Keepsake. Detractors complain that the state is using tax money to promote a religious tenet under the guise of public health.

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