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  •  I double checked and this is in fact how (7+ / 0-)

    Dunn reported it, so I shouldn't have suggested I may have accidentally changed the meaning in a paraphrase.

    Sheldon, a mother of four at the time (a fifth child had died as an infant), was then a practicing member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), outside of Boston. The LDS leader in Massachusetts, called the "stake president," was a Harvard-trained physician, Dr. Gordon Williams, and he counseled Sheldon to follow her doctor's advice to terminate the pregnancy and protect her own life, so that she could continue caring for her four living children. "Of course you should have the abortion," she recalled him saying.

    The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

    by HoundDog on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 10:27:11 AM PDT

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