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Melissa Manion has spoken of her deep “regret and remorse” after aborting her baby that the father wanted to keep: “Abortion hurt you too… I stole life from our child and fatherhood from you.”
It has taken me over 3 years to write this letter. Even knowing that you may never see it has not shielded me from the crippling pain of writing it down. How does one apologize for robbing someone of their child? You wanted her. We wanted her.
I was 23 years old and had just left my son’s father when I started dating a guy I had known from high school. Within three months I found myself pregnant.
Abortion in Massachusetts: ‘I was pro-life when I had my abortion’
This story is part of a series inviting those who have gotten abortions in Massachusetts to share their experiences in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
Pro-life, pro-choice supporters react to Supreme Court’s ruling on Roe v. Wade
Moments after the news that the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade broke, we found a woman protesting the ruling outside Northampton city hall, while pro-life supporters view the ruling as a victory.