An illicit pregnancy in the sixties meant being shamed and stigmatized - or seeking out some most likely shady doctor to perform an abortion.
In 1963, when she was twenty years old, my sister had an abortion. She had been a virgin, until she met a ruggedly handsome Italian in Davos.
I found a dead rat today, attempting to make its way home into my attic, stricken with the poison I so carefully left by its front door.
I can't do anything for you, dear Dr. Ford so for the first time in three months I Swiffer my floor; meanwhile you are speaking for 51 percent of women...