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When she was a teenager, Rose got pregnant. Her mother talked her out of getting an abortion so she decided to carry the pregnancy to term. However, her baby didn't survive and died four days after an extremely traumatic birth.
Today, Rose has a successful career, a devoted daughter and just got married to a wonderful man but she's always regretted not getting an abortion and save everyone including herself a lot of pain. Where would she be today had her daughter survived? Would she be the woman she is today? Would she have been able to give her a good life or would she have been the teenage screwup everyone believed she was?
We all have to live with the consequences of our actions but can we live with the consequences of our inaction? And who gets to define who we are?
The book: Tara Westover's Educated
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