Most of the ladies who star in MTV reality shows about getting knocked up while still in high school have gone on to become revered pillars of their communities, but not everyone can be a fine upstanding citizen like Jenelle Evans, ya know?

That brings us to the sad case of 16 and Pregnant star Valerie Fairman.

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In two episodes of MTV's 16 & Pregnant Monday, viewers were introduced to young mothers Courtney Ames and Savannah Mooney. Their lives? Complicated.

Courtney, a senior in high school from Woodland Park, Colorado, lives with her father and older sister. She got pregnant by her boyfriend Scott.

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On 16 and Pregnant Season 5 Episode 7, we meet Aleah Lebeouf, 18, who is pregnant with her first child AND taking care of her boyfriend’s toddler son, Noah.

On top of that, she suffers from type 1 diabetes, which means she is constantly monitoring her blood-sugar levels and is considered a high risk pregnancy.

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