Melissa Ohden was fourteen when she learned that she was an abortion survivor. In her memoir, You Carried Me: A Daughter’s Memoir, 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.
On this episode, Mark speaks with Melissa about her journey from abortion survivor to pro-life advocate. Mark asks Melissa what it means to survive an abortion procedure, what it was like to connect with her birth mother and the nurses who saved her life, and how she established the Abortion Survivors Network.
Melissa shares the powerful story of meeting her birth mother and the healing of their relationship that has taken place since. What a testimony to God’s love and forgiveness!
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Melissa Ohden founded the Abortion Survivors Network and speaks nationwide. With a master’s degree in social work, she has worked in the fields of substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence, and child welfare.
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