Tami then admitted that the hardest part of reliving this experience was seeing Nadine, who sadly passed away. Then Tami disclosed something for the first time: She endured complications from the procedure because she was expecting twins.
Three young women living together had all made the same decision, and only one chose to reveal it on camera.
‘No, this isn’t the man that I want to be the father of my children,'” Irene explained.
Beth A’s story: She was dating a well-known actor and soon after realized she was pregnant.
Irene and Beth A felt a similar emotion — shame — and that was what prevented them from speaking up. Jon, who opposed Tami’s decision in the 90s, reiterated that he remains “adamantly pro-life” and his views have not changed. However, his approach to expressing his beliefs has.
Meanwhile, the other female roommate, Beth S, sat silently as the other women spoke. After the group chat, she approached Tami to speak outside and admitted she preferred to speak to her one-on-one.
“In some strange way, we’ve all lived the same moment,” Tami concluded. “It’s just weird I’m finding it out 27 years later.”
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