*Mona's Story

Hello I am a 23 year old female and thought that I was totally in love with a 30 year old male. I knew that he was involved with someone else and still proceeded with the relationship. Needless to say I am now pregnant, at least a month and am scared more than anything. This child would be a mixed child and although I have no problems with that my family would.

I have dealt with this decision for more than three weeks and continue to come to the same conclusion I have to do what is right for me and the unborn child. I cannot handle this responsibility and it would not be right for me to bring him or her into this world.

I know there are other people out there who have come to this same conclusion --

thank you.
12 January 1999

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