Medical student Lesley Wojick learned how to do a suction abortion by practicing with the instruments and a papaya.
Of the real abortion she witnessed, she says:
“It was definitely gruesome. You could make out what a fetus could look like, tiny feet, lungs…”
She goes on to say:
“It’s a lot more invasive than I thought. A papaya doesn’t bleed and scream.” Women do.”
Patricia Meisol “A Hard Choice: A Young Medical Student Tries to Decide if she has What it Takes to Join the Diminishing Ranks of Abortion Providers” New York Times. Sunday Nov. 23, 2008. W08Share on Facebook