Shelby's Story

This is hard for me to type because I still can not believe that I did it. I had an abortion 1 week ago. I am a first year university student and so is my boyfriend. Since we have made the decision I have been depressed and angry that I even put myself in that situation. Reading these stories have been a relief. I thought I was the only one going through this. I have no money or a good education but now I have the choice to get both for my future children. I feel I did the right thing but it is still something that I am going to have to get over.

16 July 2002

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