Have you ever heard of a baby, who was born alive despite an abortion procedure, and survived to tell their story as an adult? Author Melissa Ohden shares the impact of that story of her own life, what it means to be wanted, and the challenges and joys of forgiving.
Melissa Ohden was fourteen when she learned that she was an abortion survivor. In her memoir, You Carried Me, she describes her decade-long search to find and forgive her biological parents. Her personal story of love and redemption cuts through the debates surrounding a divisive issue to touch our common humanity. It highlights the complexity of the abortion issue and invites more understanding and compassion for every woman impacted by abortion.
Melissa Ohden founded the Abortion Survivors Network and speaks nationwide.