By Melissa Ohden
“You Carried Me”: That’s the title of my memoir, which was released through Plough Publishing House in early 2017.
The title has so many meanings behind it. God has carried me through all of the peaks and valleys of my life. My adoptive parents carried me in their hearts long before they held me in their hands.
And, of course, my birthmother carried me in the womb and later carried me in her heart, believing for three decades that I had died in the saline infusion abortion forced upon her at the age of 19.
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