It’s not clear how the woman wound up at the center. Maybe she Googled “unexpected pregnancy Jonesboro” and went to the first place that came up. Maybe she found the clinic’s Facebook page or watched its dramatized video of young women like her, who are worried and unsure whether they’re capable of caring for a baby. Or maybe she got the center’s phone number off the billboard that looms over the Waffle House on the boulevard just beyond the bail bonds shop.
Inside the Shadow Clinics
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Women have also been specifically told to go to places like that by Medicaid representatives here in Virginia to confirm a pregnancy before they’d process an application.