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The Second Time Around

It was the 4th of July...I was getting ready to watch the fireworks downtown with my wonderful, handsome boyfriend. If I would have known that this would have been the eve that I conceived my first child, perhaps I would have made some different choices... Dear Becky...

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A Poem For You

 Dear Becky -- God has blessed me with 2 beautiful little girls. Ever since I was a teenager I wanted to be a mom. I was married at 25 and then had 2 little girls. I feel very sad for any woman who is in a situation where abortion seems an option. I am not standing in...

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But I Already Loved That Baby

 Dear Lisa -- I am writing you in hopes that maybe my story can help someone. It's almost ironic. When I found your website in February, I had just found out I was pregnant, and it one one of the very things that helped me decide to keep my baby. Now in May, I'm back...

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You Get To Hear Her Heartbeat

I walked into the room where my boyfriend of 2 years was waiting for me. I sat down next to him, the nurse then told me that I was pregnant, my boyfriend just hugged me he didn’t know what to say. We had always talked about having a baby but we planned on waiting...

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I Graduated High School With An Honors Diploma

Dear Becky -- Hello, My name is Sarah and I am 23 years old. I am a single mother of 3 beautiful children. My oldest, Collen, is 7 years old, he was born on my 16th birthday. My middle child, Corrine, is 5 years old and was born just after I turned 18, about half way...

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College Was Going To Be Wonderful

Dear Becky -- College was going to be wonderful. My writing portfolio got me into that private school. It wasn't my SAT scores. I wasn't a 'problem' child, per se, but I had difficulties in my high school years. From hanging around gang members in my freshman year, to...

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I Am Haunted By These Sketchy Memories

Dear Becky -- I got caught when I was 15. I had no idea about sex or its consequences. Sex was just what you did with someone you "love". I can't explain it to this day. I just didn't know about pregnancy. I hadn't given it a thought. At 15, who cares? I was dating a...

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Boarding School

 Dear Becky -- I must have thought that I was invincible, that this could never happen to me. But, nonetheless, here I am, sixteen, and nearly seven months pregnant. In high school, I was in the 'in-crowd', going to parties all the time, varsity gymnast freshman year,...

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It All Seemed Like A Dream

Dear Becky -- I ran across your site while searching for possible sources for a research paper. After 2 previous papers on abortion, I had never seen this site. I think it was shown to me for a reason. I was 19, a sophomore in college, when I found out I was pregnant....

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He Offered Me A Drink And I Took It

 Dear Becky -- Hi, my name is Renee and I am 18 years old. When I first moved to the state where I am living, when I was 16, I was desperate for friends. I was going to school, but I didn't really get alone with other teenagers my age, so I didn't have many friends.I...

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I’m Pregnant And It’s Your Baby

Dear Becky -- I just recently came across your website and a lot of the stories on here from mothers have really touched me.My name is Nikkiand I am 19 years old.In January of this year I found out I was pregnant.It seemed to turn my life upside down and at that...

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My Heart Was Ripped

Dear Becky and Lisa, Hi! My name is Crystal and I just wanted to say that your site has got to be the best I've visited about pregnancy! All the stories on your site have touched my heart and I actually cried when I read a few of them. I myself had to deal with the...

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