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Have you Had an Abortion? Would You?

February 11, 1989

The subject comes up every year about this time, after the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision legalizing abortion. But with a more conservative court and President Bush's anti-abortion stand, the air is even more charged this time around. Tell us how Roe vs. Wade affected your life. If you've had an abortion, legal or illegal, do you regret it now? Which side of the controversy are you on, and why?

When a Child Isn't Perfect

They call them "special" children, those with mental retardation, autism, spina bifida or other disabilities that set them apart from "normal" kids. If there's a "special" child in your family, tell us how you've adjusted to the reality, and how you cope with the fact that your child may never become independent.

Send your comments to Family Life, Orange County Life, The Times, 1375 Sunflower Ave., Costa Mesa, Calif. 92626. Please include your phone number so we may contact you. To protect your privacy, Family Life does not publish correspondents' last names when the subject is sensitive.

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