Tuesday, March 13, 2007

A story my father sent to me...

Mother of the Year

"A Boston woman who gave birth after a failed abortion has filed a lawsuit against two doctors and Planned Parenthood seeking the costs of raising her child," the Associated Press reports:

The complaint was filed by Jennifer Raper, 45, last week in Suffolk Superior Court and still must be screened by a special panel before it can proceed to trial.

Dr. Allison Bryant, a physician working for Planned Parenthood at the time, performed the procedure on April 9, 2004, but it "was not done properly, causing the plaintiff to remain pregnant," according to the complaint.

Raper then went to see Dr. Benjamin Eleonu at Boston Medical Center in July 2004, and he failed to detect the pregnancy even though she was 20 weeks pregnant at the time, the lawsuit alleges. . . .

She gave birth to a daughter on Dec. 7, 2004.

One day Jennifer Raper's daughter will punch her mother's name into Google and discover that she was the result of "a failed abortion."

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