an After abortion

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Friday, April 14, 2006

When I started this blog in 2003, it was rare to run across articles like this from a small-town newspaper in Pennsylvania in the secular press. Now I see such articles at least weekly, from all over the place, and often don't even link to them anymore.

No one knew for 30 years.

She kept it inside her, as what she felt was a shameful secret. There was regret, and a wondering of what if.

She looked at her children over the years and imagined how her life would be different if she would have had another.

When Pam (not her real name) made the choice to have an abortion in high school, she never could have guessed that three decades later she would be helping others who may regret making the same decision.

"I was one of those people who didn't think I needed the post abortion group," she says. "But, it was the best thing I could have done for myself. There was healing that I didn't think could happen and that I didn't think I deserved.

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