By Sarah Terzo
Tracy had an abortion by pill. She says:
“It took five hours. The pain was terrible; I’d never been through pain like that before. I tried to hold it in, but tears just kept falling all the time. I was vomiting, but nothing was coming up, because I’d had nothing to eat.”
Melanie Symonds, Phyllis Bowman, And Still They Weep: Personal Stories of Abortion (The SPUC Educational Research Trust, 1996), p. 128.
Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is reposted with permission.