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Rape survivor describes forced abortion

A rape survivor named Cari S wrote about her forced abortion: “My friend’s dad began molesting her, and me, when we were 12. I became pregnant the second or third time. I was feeling sick for almost 3 months, so I … Continue reading

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Daughter of rape victim who had an abortion speaks out

A woman describes how her mother had an abortion after rape and how it affected her: “My mother was raped at age 16. Her parents forced her to have an abortion. She stopped going to church, dropped out of high … Continue reading

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Rape survivor glad she had her son

Kathy DeZeeuw survived a brutal rape and got pregnant. She tells her story of what happened after the assault: “I didn’t tell a single person what happened to me, I just went home…. I lived in constant fear, remembering the … Continue reading

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British woman discovers abortion is killing when her baby survives abortion attempt

A woman named Margaret tells the story of her abortions. and how her daughter was born: “The first time I was 26 and involved with a married colleague, and after three months I found out that I was pregnant. At … Continue reading

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Raped woman who had abortion: It didn’t heal my pain

A woman who became pregnant after rape writes about her abortion: “My child was three and a half weeks old when I made the decision to have an abortion, killing him and wounding my heart forever. … A few years passed … Continue reading

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Woman who conceived in rape: I love my beautiful daughter

A woman who was raped and decided to have her baby wrote: “… I can honestly say that keeping my daughter was a great decision, and I really enjoy being a mother. Although she was conceived in traumatic circumstances, I … Continue reading

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Woman pregnant after rape: My daughter is wonderful

A woman who was raped and had her baby says: “I had no support, and at times I felt like I was drowning in darkness. Yet I had one magnificent secret gift – the flourishing life of my unborn baby. … Continue reading

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Post-abortive rape victim: abortion brought “wall of guilt”

Marie Rodler, who had an abortion after she became pregnant from a rape, has this to say: “Abortion is not helpful; it only obscures the areas that need healing by placing a huge wall of guilt between the real issues … Continue reading

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Incest victim forced to abort

A woman named Doris tells her story: “On the outside I was a normal 15-year-old, enjoying shopping with my friends, listening to music and going to the movies, but inside something was terribly wrong. At the hospital I learned that … Continue reading

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President of ministry speaks about pregnancies conceived in rape

Juda Myers president of Choices4Life, who works with women pregnant from rape, wrote this letter: “Many would say abortion is necessary in cases of rape because that child will add to the trauma of the female. But that just isn’t … Continue reading

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