The Girls Who Went Away

the Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade
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This book brings to light the lives of 1.5 million single American women in the years following World War II who, under enormous social and family pressure, were coerced to give up their newborn children. It tells not of wild and carefree sexual liberation, but rather of a devastating double standard that has had punishing…

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