LIVE YOUR LIFE
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Eugénie, Melissa, Alicia, Laura, Sarah or Caroline live in France, Canada and the United States....
They were 15, 17 or 20 years old, when they discovered that they were pregnant.
They share a common fate: they had an abortion and made the choice to continue to live their lives despite what people said when they decided to terminate their pregnancy. Despite the difficulty of getting an appointment or finding a clinic. Despite the silence and the taboo.
Many years later, they look back and remember this particular period of their life which made them the women they are today…
The Press :
Marie-Hélène Soenen (Télérama)
« Their words, sometimes still emotional or bitter, speak of the loneliness of women facing a choice that is still considered taboo. »
« With hindsight – and notwithstanding the trauma they might have experienced – all of them recognise that abortion has 'allowed' them to live their lives.»