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In the spring of 1973, twenty-eight-year-old Carol found out she was pregnant with her third child. She’d wanted a girl for so long, but there were issues: her marital problems were posing a financial risk to her family and if that weren’t enough her youngest boy was incredibly sickly. She knew her family wouldn’t be able to care for another child, so she decided to have an abortion. She has never regretted her decision.

An analysis posted in the American Journal of Public Health states that, in her lifetime, about one in four women in the United States will have…

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