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"Robin" Roe, Abortion Death
Teen languished for seven months before dying of abortion complications in 1970
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"Robin" is one of the women Life Dynamics identifies on their "Blackmun Wall" as having been killed by a safe and legal abortion.

In February of 1972, 21-year-old Robin traveled from Massachusetts to New York for a first trimester abortion. She underwent the procedure and returned home.

About two weeks later, she started suffering abdominal pain. A month later, she was diagnosed with aplastic anemia and hepatitis.

Three months after her abortion, on May 4, 1972, Robin died, leaving two children motherless.

LDI Sources: "Maternal Mortality Associated With Legal Abortion in New York State: July 1, 1970 - June 30, 1972," Berger, Tietze, Pakter, Katz, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 43:3, March 1974, 325

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