i don’t think i would have been able to do it

Abortion Diary Entry 90:  Anonymous, 26 (Fort Lauderdale, FL 2009 & 2010)

Anonymous shares her experiences of obtaining abortion care in Fort Lauderdale, FL, the abusive relationship she was able to leave afterward, and her path to becoming a mother a few years later.

(Published on March 17, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Pembroke Pines, FL)

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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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i don’t regret anything

Diary Entry 60:  Judi M., 62 (New York, NY 1968/9 and Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1978)

Judi shares her story of obtaining an illegal abortion as a 16 year old high school student in the 1960s after being raped by a family friend, and a legal abortion in her twenties.  She also discusses her work helping other women obtain abortions in New York before abortion was legal in New Jersey, working as a clinic escort at an abortion clinic in New Jersey after abortion became legal after the Roe v. Wade decision, and choosing not to have children.

(Published on October 28, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: Venice, FL)

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i carried my sonogram with me for a year

Diary Entry 5:  Kim, 32 (Harlem, New York, 2010)

Kim, a mother of two, shares her story about seeking an abortion in New York City in 2010. In the United States, 6 in 10 women having an abortion already have a child, and more than 3 in 10 already have two or more children.

(Published on December 12, 2013 | Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: New York, NY)

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