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All my life I was taught that abortion was wrong

October 26, 2011

Tweet by Arianna (Illinois) I am 23 years old, a recent college graduate and I had my abortion in September of 2011 when I was 5 weeks pregnant. My story starts with reconnecting with an ex-boyfriend nearly ten years later because he needed help getting his life back together (or so he led me to […]

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Having a child suits different people at different stages in their life

October 19, 2011

Tweet by A (British Columbia) Finding out I was pregnant was a shock. My boyfriend and I had been responsible and using birth control everytime throughout the duration of our relationship. One time, unknowingly, my birth control failed. My boyfriend and I discussed our options, and he was understanding and told me that he’d support […]

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I am not a victim of my choice

October 7, 2011

Tweet by Faith (British Columbia) Three days I ago, at 24, I had an abortion. It’s important to me to share my story for two reasons, I want to own my experience, and I want to help the next girl in my shoes find courage and strength in herself when she makes her choice. I […]

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I Knew What I Needed

September 21, 2011

Tweet by Casey (North Carolina) I found out about a week ago I’m 6 weeks pregnant. I am almost 22 and have a 1 year old. I left my son’s father while I was still pregnant due to conflicts we could never solve. I have faced being a single mom everyday and I do not […]

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No post-abortion regrets

July 22, 2011

Tweet Exactly one year ago to the day I realized that I hadn’t gotten my period in a few months. That wasn’t all that much of a surprise. I’ve only been able to maintain a consistent cycle when I was on birth control. But last December, I lost my job, which meant that I lost […]

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