Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. Below is the opening excerpt of Alexia’s story, who straightforwardly speaks about her decision to have an abortion when she was a teenager. Read her complete reflection that was published by Mic.
“My story is unremarkable. I chose to have an abortion because I was young and didn’t want to have a baby. It’s one experience I had, in a whole lifetime of experiences, and the only damaging effect on me has been hiding it all these years…”