Carolyn’s heart raced as she looked at the pregnancy test. She could picture the disappointment on the face of her mom—who had worked three jobs to feed her brood of six—if she learned about a baby on the way. Mom had always warned, “Don’t make the same mistakes I did. Don’t let yourself get pregnant at nineteen, then marry someone you’ll divorce.”
My credit card is maxed out, Carolyn thought. How can I take care of a baby when I can’t even take care of myself? . . . The...
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