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She Said My Daughter Was A Mistake

My mother said don’t do it.

“You’re just a child.”

I heard that phrase more times than my mind can file.

“You’re throwing away your future.”

I heard that when we decided to keep our child.

No baby showers.

No gifts.




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Kern Carter

Kern Carter

| Read about my life as a full-time writer | Stories about Parenting, Passion, and Profit | Author of BOYS AND GIRLS SCREAMING

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