I’m really glad I had that choice

Abortion Diary Entry 146:  Abby A., 63 (Pasadena, CA 1970 and Los Angeles, CA 1986)

Abby shares her experiences seeking abortions in California at two very different times in her life. 

(Published on January 31, 2017 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Santa Monica, CA)

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it was the right thing to do

Abortion Diary Entry 125: Teal C., 35 (Newport Beach, CA 2005)

Teal shares her story of seeking an abortion while she was a law student in California. To learn more about Speak Your Story visit www.speakyourstory.org.

(Published on February 18, 2016 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Indianapolis, IN)

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my abortion saved my life

Abortion Diary Entry 87: Resham, 25 (California 2008)

Resham shares her story of obtaining an abortion while in college and finally leaving an abusive relationship.

(Published on February 24, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: New York, NY)

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there’s no room for blame

Diary Entry 78: Liesl C., 30 (Charlotte, NC and Pasadena, CA 2010)

Liesl shares her two abortion stories and the song she wrote about those experiences.

(Published on January 6, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Joshua Tree, CA)

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i don’t regret anything

Diary Entry 71: Angie, 31 (Los Angeles, CA 2011)

Angie shares her story of seeking an abortion as a graduate student in Los Angeles, CA and the post abortion ritual she performed after her abortion.

(Published on December 2, 2014 |Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Los Angeles, CA)

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it was a rite of passage

Diary Entry 66: Fawn W., 38 (San Francisco, CA 1998)

Fawn shares her story of obtaining an abortion in San Francisco, CA in the late 90s.

(Published on November 18, 2014| Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: Portland, OR)

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i never once have regretted it

Diary Entry 50:  Brenna, 31 (Arcata/Eureka, CA 2006)

Brenna shares her story of obtaining an abortion as a college student in Arcata, CA.

(Published on September 16, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Portland, OR)

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