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Croation woman thinks about her aborted child 30 years later

Shawn Carney traveled to Croatia to set up a 40 days for Life campaign there. He wrote: “I especially remember one older woman from the town of Krizevci. I came to this town to speak, desiring to motivate people to … Continue reading

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Man describes girlfriend “writhing in pain” after taking abortion pill

The boyfriend of one young girl describes what happened after his girlfriend took the second of two abortion pills: ‘The day she took the final pill and came back to my flat to wait for it to pass truly drew … Continue reading

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Woman calls abortion procedure “heartless”

From one woman who had a second trimester abortion: “When my parents found out, my dad took me to DC where abortions are legal until 20 weeks. I was put in a large room with about 20 women and one … Continue reading

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Christian woman regrets aborting twins

A Christian woman who aborted a twin pregnancy describes how she felt before and after the abortion: “The nurse told me that I was having twins and it scared me to death. How could I raise three when I could … Continue reading

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Memory of abortion is “too painful to bear”

Michelle Borquez wrote a book about grief after abortion. She says of her own abortion: “There has been nothing in my life quite as painful as the memory of my own abortion. It was too painful to bear. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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“I felt the most pain I have felt in my life”

Anastasia Wansbrough describes her abortion by pills in an article in Vice. The article said: “Anastasia Wansbrough lived through a veritable horror show when she had a medical abortion in 2013.” She did not bleed for two months, then went … Continue reading

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The nurse made insensitive jokes

Marcie Schneider writes about her abortion: “I continued to have sex and became pregnant for the second time, less than six months after my first abortion. This time I had a friend who was also pregnant, so we went to … Continue reading

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Woman describes feeling “devastated emotionally” after her abortion

One woman who had an abortion as a teenager claims she doesn’t regret her choice. But she writes: “It was a whole lot worse than anyone ever told me it would be or I ever thought it would be. They … Continue reading

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Woman describes painful abortion by pill

One woman who had an abortion by pill described the pain in an article in the Washington Post: “It was one of the most painful experiences I’ve ever had. Not only were the cramps really bad, I was sweating and … Continue reading

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Postabortion woman: self-loathing consumed me

From one woman who had an abortion: “For years, abortion remained a dark place within me, an indefinable root of my pain because it’s consequences didn’t exist according to those “helping me” with my bouts of depression. Unbelievably, abortion was … Continue reading

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