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25 Years Later—I Still Cry About My Abortion

I was 15-years-old, and so afraid for my mother to find out. I was sure she would tell me that I had to have an abortion. And I was right. When she found out, she backed me into a corner and made me feel as if I had no choice. I begged to give the […]

My Abortion Story and the Silent Wounds I Carry

This isn’t just another blog, or another story. This is my story. This is a story that’s never been told. I carry it with me every single day and it is a painful part of my life that never seems to heal. I grew up in a small town. I was fortunate enough to have […]

How Turning Up the Volume Could Have Saved My Son’s Life

By Save the Storks ambassador Ashley Flores. I have another son. His name is Evan. Everyone who frequents my little space of the cyber world knows that I am completely enthralled with my precious Felicity Grace and David Alexander. Their very existence brings a joy to my life that cannot be compared to any other feeling […]

I Was Fifteen, Afraid, and Told I Had No Other Choice

This true story was submitted to us by Stacy.  I was 15 years old, and so afraid for my mother to find out. I was sure she would tell me that I had to have an abortion. And I was right. When she found out, she backed me into a corner and made me feel […]

Dear 16-Year-Old Me in the Abortion Clinic

By Save the Storks ambassador Tam Hodge Dear 16-year-old me, It’s 28 years, almost to the day, from where you are sitting right now. I see you there. I see you in your white paper gown that you’ve struggled with all afternoon, trying to prevent it from opening and exposing your bare self. I see you […]