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Thursday, April 12, 2012

A life without contraception

"a life without contraception and I am only one generation removed"
Reblogged from Dr. Jen Gunter:

My mother was raised in poverty of Dickensian proportions. Crowded public housing, never enough money for coal, and always hungry. One sister spent much of her youth in a tuberculosis sanatorium. During the war the major source of income was selling ration coupons on the black market and when my mother was 13, she left school to work to help support her younger siblings.
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