I'm not from America...

"I'm not from America. I had my abortion in a country where everything was free. I was four months pregnant, and the procedure would have cost around 5000 dollars, at a guess. I wanted to keep the baby, but my circumstances changed. The father of the baby tried to kill me. I was only twenty, and I didn't know how I could protect myself and the child from this man. The abortion was long and painful, but the nurses in the clinic were very kind to me. That made it much easier. I'm thirty years old now. I'm married to a wonderful man. We have a happy, healthy little toddler and we're planning to have another baby soon. The happiness I went on to find wouldn't have been possible without my abortion." —Zara

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