I wanted to be able to tell my own story

Abortion Diary Entry 149: Kassi U., 32 (Barre, Vermont 2004)

Kassi shares her abortion experience, and her journey of enlightenment after abortion, which she chronicles in her new book MAY CAUSE LOVE.

(Published on February 21, 2017 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Boston, MA)

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it’s vital that our stories are told

Abortion Diary Entry 132: Katie C., 27 (Clearwater, FL 2009 and Charlotte, NC 2014)

Katie shares her abortion experiences in Florida and North Carolina, and how creative writing helped her process those experiences.

(Published on June 2, 2016 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Tampa, FL)

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abortions can be really powerful and really empowering

Abortion Diary Entry 131: Luz, 27 (Tucson, AZ 2013)

Luz shares her stories of an abortion and a miscarriage in Arizona, her difficulty obtaining abortion care, and how she took control of her body and her experiences through ritual, ceremony, and herbal remedies.

(Published on April 21, 2016 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: New Orleans, LA)

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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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you’ll never be alone

Abortion Diary Entry 117: Jae S., 31 (Atlanta, GA 2006, 2013 & 2014)

Jae shares her story of obtaining abortions while raising her children. In the United States, about 61% of abortions are obtained by women who have one or more children.

(Published on October 15, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Atlanta, GA)

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