The Wanted : Reflections on Abortion, Suffering, and Faith

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**Caution: Some material may be disturbing to some readers. If you have survived childhood trauma and/or if you feel harmed reading religious beliefs different than your own, this article may be activating. Please take care of yourself — even if that means not reading this one.

**Note: In order to protect confidentiality, identifying details have been altered and/or the individuals depicted are composites of actual persons.