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Melanie Henson

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The Story of Alicia and Mary

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The alarm clock buzzed, and Alicia rolled over in bed with a groan. 7:30; the start of a brand-new day. Perhaps today would go better than yesterday. She’d been late for work and had sent off one of her children to school with a slight fever. She hadn’t wanted to…but one more missed day of […]

Speedy Delivery

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My first labor was long, painful and augmented with Pitocen — what I affectionately call “the Devil drug”. So I swore it would be different the second time. When people asked me how long I was going to continue working through the pregnancy, I told them, “My due date is July 3. My last day […]