Actress Uma Thurman: The abortion I had as a teenager made me the mother I am today
There is a huge debate in Texas about the law that prohibits abortion after the fetal heartbeat is heard.
Hollywood actress Uma Thurman is against this law and to argue her position she has told her story for the first time. Uma says she got pregnant when she left her family to shoot movies, 15 years old, found in an environment where there were only adults, she got pregnant. It was not a rape, but it was abuse anyway. She was a child, and he was a very old man, whose name Uma does not reveal. Uma confesses that she spoke to the family, who left the choice to her. And she decided with a broken heart to abort her.
"The abortion I had as a teenager was the most difficult decision of my life, the one that caused me anxiety then and that saddens me even now, but it was the path to a life full of joy and love that I experienced. "The choice not to have that early pregnancy allowed me to grow up and become the mother I wanted and needed to be," the actress confesses.