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Samaritan Ministries for Life News: Raped at 18, This Brave Mother Kept Her Baby Instead of Having an Abortion

By Michael Miller / Samaritan Ministries for Life News | Image from Life News

When even some pro-lifers are willing to grant abortion exceptions in cases of rape, Nicole* and her daughter, Zoe, disagree.

Nicole, now a member of Samaritan Ministries International, one of the country’s leading health care sharing ministries, was raped by a high school acquaintance in 1998 in Florida. Nine months later, she gave birth to Zoe, who turned 20 this past winter.

“It wasn’t her fault,” Nicole says. “I think a lot of people think abortion is an easy out because it takes away the ‘problem,’ but the problem is not the child. The child didn’t do anything. The problem is you have to deal with the grief and the loss and the pain from what happened to you, and you deal with having to forgive somebody who has wronged you. But that person is not this innocent little baby.” Continue reading…