Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

My Abortion Felt Like Mourning the Death of an Imaginary Friend

Terminating an unwanted pregnancy is lonely in a society that prefers not to talk about it.

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One morning, in that strange moment between being awake and being asleep, where dreams merge into reality, I saw a small girl standing next to my bed. Like a scary kid in a horror movie. I froze with…




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