Education: Sex & the Barn Door

Where do U.S. boys get their sex education, and are they satisfied with it? John M. Walker, 24, a married veteran at New York's Colgate University, thought that the answers would make a good term paper. Last week Colgate released Walker's study of 100 undergraduates.

Walker's sample ranged in age from 18 to 30, included married men and ex-G.I.s. Most of them had picked up their knowledge of sex from friends their own age or slightly older. Parents and schools, who ought to have helped, had failed miserably.

Fathers who tried to tell their sons the "facts of life" usually intended to be...

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