i don’t regret not becoming a mother then

Diary Entry 6:  Shawnee B.G., 45 (Queens, NY, 1983)

Shawnee shares her story of obtaining an abortion in 1983, the impact it had on her life and her path to healing.

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(Published on December 19, 2013 | Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: New York, NY)

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i lost a person

Diary Entry 3: Anonymous, 34 (Brooklyn, NY, 2009)

A mother of two shares her story of obtaining an abortion in Brooklyn, NY in 2009. In the United States, about 61% of abortions are obtained by women who have one or more children.

(Published on November 28, 2013 | Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: New York, NY)

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it’s not a big deal

Diary Entry 2:  Rachel C., 29 (New York, NY 2012)

Rachel shares her story about seeking an abortion in New York City in 2012.

(Published on November 21, 2013 | Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: New York, NY)

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a doula for every girl having her first abortion

Diary Entry 1 : Samantha, 37 and Baby J, 1 (Arizona, 2004)

Samantha shares her story of obtaining abortion care in 2004 while she was a 27 year-old undergraduate student in Tempe, Arizona.

(Published on November 21, 2013 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: New York, NY)

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