Today’s Save Story: Lena

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Lena scrolled through her phone, the bright light of the screen her only companion in her dark bedroom. She felt totally alone, not sure whether the phone was making her feel more connected or more isolated. She thought she might be pregnant, but she had been too afraid to find out for certain. Taking a deep breath, she pulled up …

Today’s Save Story: Kimberly

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The cost of love is often great, but the reward is infinite. 33-year-old Kimberly could not fathom having another child. Already the mother of 8 children, motherhood had been a complicated and difficult road for her. She did not want to experience any more trauma or tragedy, and another pregnancy seemed like an opening to just that. Kimberly searched the …

Today’s Save Story: Mia

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Mia felt like the room was spinning. She sat down on the floor and put her head between her knees. “I can’t do this. Not now.” Only a few months ago she had left her home and family in Puerto Rico to relocate herself and her two children to Ohio. She had a new relationship with a man she’d met …

Today’s Save Story: Iliana

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“Iliana, we will get this taken care of for you. Don’t worry about the cost. I will pay for it.” 17-year-old Iliana sat quietly on the couch, listening to her dad. A part of her felt relieved that she was not going to have to pay for this abortion. Even so, she could not help but think that there had …

Today’s Save Story: Martha

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Martha could not believe what she was experiencing. She had recently left her life in Boston to come to Texas and live with her father. She was ready for a fresh, new start. The possibility that she could be pregnant looked like a giant roadblock, keeping her from moving forward. It felt like the painful relationship of her past was …