I'm 19 and having my abortion tomorrow...

"I'm 19 and having my abortion tomorrow morning. Still can't believe I got myself in this situation, but it happens. I wish I could grow this baby and keep it but it will be a miserable, hard experience. These past six weeks have brought me nothing but misery and I can't say there has been a happy moment in this pregnancy. I don't necessarily believe I'll burn in hell for this, I just ask for God's understanding of this situation. I am honestly glad I have this option because I'd hate to just give a child away. I hope all women and girls making this decision along with me receive support. You aren't alone." —Clarissa

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