Ellie’s Story

This story comes from First Option Care of Thomasville, GA Ellie walked onto the Stork Bus uncertain if she was pregnant or not. She and her husband recently moved to the United States from Guatemala with their son. They borrowed a lot of money to do so and were faced with a devastating financial burden….

Rachel’s Story

The following story comes from  CURO Women’s Care Clinic in Pittsburgh, PA My name is Rachel and I’m a 17 year old high school student. I’m involved in choir, love art class, and am about to graduate soon. This is part of my story. I’m in love with my fiancé and 3 month old baby girl….

Missy’s Story

Missy entered the Stork Bus scared and conflicted. She needed to know more about her abortion options. Her husband wanted her to continue with the pregnancy – but she felt uneasy. What would happen to her dreams of graduating college and working? Another baby would prevent her from attaining her goals – right? She expressed…

Channel’s Story

Channel came to the clinic to get information about abortion. Understanding her pregnancy was in the second trimester, she was in a rush to be able to get a legal procedure. In rapid-fire cadence, she shared her belief that she was too young and could barely take care of the infant she already had. The…

Sherri’s Story

The following story comes from Pregnancy Care Center of Rincon in Rincon, GA My name is Sherri. I am 21 year old full-time student working my way through college. It’s nothing short of exhausting! With the constant pressure of school, my pregnancy was definitely an added burden. How would I have the time to raise…

Hannah’s Story

My name is Hannah and I have a wonderful boyfriend. Yes, the kind of guy that gives you butterflies every time he walks by. It’s not just that though. We’re serious, we have dreams for our future. I’ve always wanted to be pregnant one day. We’ve discussed having children in our future. But now? I’m…

Susi’s Story

My name is Susi and I’m 25 years old. I have a daughter and son from a previous marriage, and remarried a few months ago. Recently I found out I was pregnant – this was definitely a surprise.The shock didn’t last but the fear did. My past isn’t an easy one and I suffered with…

Sofia’s Story

On August 15, 2014, Sofia and Kory visited the abortion clinic at 40 Engle St. for a pregnancy test because Sofia had missed her period. Initially, they were happy about her pregnancy but worried about how they were going to provide for a child. Sofia knew she would have to stop working if she chose…

Tina’s Story

It was a single careless night. New Year’s Eve to be exact. I already had one child. I was still trying to grow up and figure myself out. It was inconvenient, I wasn’t prepared, I was terrified, I couldn’t see any other option. I easily bought into the lie. It fit my perceived impetuous need…

Cheryl’s Story

With just enough money tucked away in her purse, Cheryl journeyed to Planned Parenthood with a friend. It was overwhelming how many friends and family members encouraged her to get an abortion. After all, she was 27 years old, single, unemployed, and already a parent. Just last week, she attempted to start a conversation with…

Shenada’s Story

My husband and I were walking to a restaurant and talking about how my exit from the military would effect our finances. Trying to find insurance and affordable housing was proving to be very difficult. In the midst of our walk, I saw a beautiful mobile unit offering a free pregnancy test. My husband had…

Eugenia’s Story

My story starts out in April 2015 when I was walking down to my next class and had to stop and sit for a while because I became dizzy and nauseous. I bought a pregnancy test and watched my fears come true as the test revealed I was pregnant with my third child. My boyfriend…

Valerie’s Story

Valerie discovered she was pregnant at the “worst” possible time. She was working an awesome job and was making plans to go back to school; she had already arranged childcare for her seven-year-old, and thought she had her life pretty well figured out. Then, on August 20th of this year, she discovered she was pregnant….

Jamie’s Story

I thought if I scheduled the abortion for Saturday, I would not see anyone outside the clinic. I had heard there could be protestors there and I did not want to deal with them. I also thought I would have the weekend to rest, as I had had an abortion in the past and knew…

Shivani & Vishal’s Story

My name is Shivani, and I work as a sales consultant in New Jersey. I’m 30 years old and married with a 7-year-old son. My husband and I were born in India and although we do not believe abortions should ever happen, it’s sad that life circumstances can cloud judgment when push comes to shove….

Elia’s Story

My name is Elia and I am 28 years old. I came to the abortion clinic at Englewood, New Jersey on January 14th, 2014 to have an abortion because I have three children and I am sick. I came to the clinic alone because I had no one who would take me or help me…

Ansley’s Story

Being raised in a very strict religion, I knew that when a woman is pregnant, she is having a baby. I was raised knowing that it is a baby and that it was wrong to kill a baby. We don’t divorce either. You get married and you stay married. My three children are teenagers. I…

Stacy’s Story

My husband and I were going through a divorce when I found out I was pregnant. My friend told me about an abortion doctor who was local and who was cheap. I don’t believe that abortion is right, but I really needed to have a clean break with my ex-husband, and a child would link…

Theresa’s Story

I was sick to my stomach all the day before and the day of my scheduled abortion. I had already had one abortion years ago, and I was dreading another. My husband and I already have 4 children, and thought we could not handle another. I took my birth control pill religiously, so I was…

Barbara’s Story

The abortion was originally planned for late December, but I knew that if I did it so near to the Christmas season, I would never forget it – as each time Christmas would come, I would be reminded. So I postponed it two weeks. There are always people at the clinic holding signs and praying….