“Abortion was never an option for me so when I found out I was pregnant it was obvious I was going to keep the baby. For a very long time I was afraid to tell my family, especially my grandmother who practically raised me. I’m 23 years old and a lot of people think that when you are my age you should live life and party all the time. The truth is that I am enjoying life, just with her by my side.”

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