sex education
In the Appalachian region, sex is still often linked to marriage, or at least reproduction, and the choices of teenagers without access to enough information can have long-lasting effects.
Is eight too young to learn about all this? Also, you won't believe how he thought babies are made.
There are theories that early-onset puberty is caused by chemicals in food, or light from TVs and computers. I don't know why it's happening, and I don't know what we can do about it.