Today’s Save Story: Ashley

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18-year-old Ashley watched the pregnancy test go from blank to positive. She felt like she couldn’t breathe. Earlier this week, her grandmother and parents had taken her out to dinner as a congratulations for getting into her dream nursing program. Ashley knew how proud they were and did not want to disappoint them. Her family did not like her boyfriend …

Today’s Save Story: Alexa

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Alexa, a single mother to a 7-year-old girl, felt like nothing in her life was stable. She was having difficulty providing for herself and her child financially and the two of them were living with her parents. Alexa’s relationship with her boyfriend was rocky and she seemed to keep encountering obstacles to completing her college degree. Looking at the state …

Today’s Save Story: Jennifer

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Jennifer is a 34-year-old who was shocked when she had a positive pregnancy test at home. She was scared, and did not know where to turn. After telling the father of her baby, he wanted to leave the decision up to her. Jennifer has one baby, and could not envision having another child so soon. She turned to the internet, …

Today’s Save Story: Sharon

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“I can’t do this.” This was the only thought in 23-year-old Sharon’s head when she found out she was pregnant. Single, and caring for her 7-month-old daughter, Sharon had only recently found subsidized housing. She had been homeless the year before that and was terrified that having another child would put at risk all that she had been able to …

Today’s Save Story: Lila

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At 23, and the mother of a 2-year-old, Lila could not imagine having another baby. When she found out she was pregnant, she immediately felt overwhelmed by the thought of trying to raise two children so close in age. Working a minimum wage job and navigating her relationship with a controlling and abusive boyfriend added to Lila’s stress and fear. …