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Choose Life 2020 | January 21, 2020

Watch Choose Life 2020 | January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020
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Andrew interviews 2 women who are Pro-Life advocates … an abortion survivor and the President of Students for Life Organization.

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Choose Life 2020 | January 21, 2020

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  • - WELCOME TO A SPECIAL EDITION
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  • - WELCOME TO A SPECIAL EDITIONOF GOSPEL TRUTH
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  • OF GOSPEL TRUTHWITH ANDREW WOMMACK.
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  • WITH ANDREW WOMMACK.TODAY, IN REMEMBRANCE OF
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  • TODAY, IN REMEMBRANCE OFTHE 1973 ROE VS WADE DECISION,
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  • THE 1973 ROE VS WADE DECISION,ANDREW IS JOINED
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  • ANDREW IS JOINEDBY ABORTION SURVIVOR
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  • - HOW COULD I STAY QUIET
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  • - HOW COULD I STAY QUIETWHEN I KNOW THAT 3.000 CHILDREN
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  • WHEN I KNOW THAT 3.000 CHILDRENIN OUR COUNTRY ALONE
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  • IN OUR COUNTRY ALONEARE GONNA LOSE THEIR LIVES
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  • ARE GONNA LOSE THEIR LIVESTO ABORTION TODAY?
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  • TO ABORTION TODAY?WITHOUT THE RIGHT TO LIFE
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  • - WELCOME TO OUR TUESDAY'S
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  • - WELCOME TO OUR TUESDAY'SBROADCAST OF THE GOSPEL TRUTH.
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  • TODAY I'M DOING ANOTHER SPECIAL
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  • TODAY I'M DOING ANOTHER SPECIALDAY OF PROGRAMMING.
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  • DAY OF PROGRAMMING.THIS IS THE 27...OR 47TH,
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  • THIS IS THE 27...OR 47TH,EXCUSE ME, 47TH ANNIVERSARY
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  • EXCUSE ME, 47TH ANNIVERSARYOF THE ROE VS WADE DECISION
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  • OF THE ROE VS WADE DECISIONTHAT LEGALIZED ABORTION
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  • THAT LEGALIZED ABORTIONIN AMERICA AND EVERY YEAR
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  • IN AMERICA AND EVERY YEARWE DO SOMETHING JUST TO KEEP
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  • WE DO SOMETHING JUST TO KEEPTHIS ISSUE IN FRONT OF PEOPLE
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  • THIS ISSUE IN FRONT OF PEOPLEAND TO LET THEM KNOW THAT MAN,
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  • AND TO LET THEM KNOW THAT MAN,THIS IS SOMETHING THAT
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  • THIS IS SOMETHING THATTHE BODY OF CHRIST NEEDS TO BE
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  • THE BODY OF CHRIST NEEDS TO BEDEALING WITH.
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  • DEALING WITH.AND YESTERDAY WE STARTED
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  • AND YESTERDAY WE STARTEDAN INTERVIEW WITH MELISSA OHDEN
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  • AN INTERVIEW WITH MELISSA OHDENAND SHE SURVIVED AN ABORTION.
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  • AND SHE SURVIVED AN ABORTION.WHAT WAS IT,
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  • - YEAH, I CAN AGE MYSELF
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  • - YEAH, I CAN AGE MYSELFPRETTY QUICKLY.
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  • PRETTY QUICKLY.THAT'S OKAY THOUGH.
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  • THAT'S OKAY THOUGH.I'LL CELEBRATE EVERY ONE
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  • - AND WE WERE SHARING
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  • - AND WE WERE SHARINGHER TESTIMONY, AND IT'S REALLY
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  • HER TESTIMONY, AND IT'S REALLYA GOOD THING THAT WE WERE
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  • A GOOD THING THAT WE WEREABLE TO TAKE A BREAK BECAUSE
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  • ABLE TO TAKE A BREAK BECAUSEMELISSA AND I WERE BOTH...
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  • MELISSA AND I WERE BOTH...- HAD ALLERGIES.
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  • - HAD ALLERGIES.- TEARY-EYED AND WE HAD TO
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  • - TEARY-EYED AND WE HAD TOPULL OURSELVES TOGETHER,
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  • PULL OURSELVES TOGETHER,BUT HER MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER
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  • BUT HER MATERNAL GRANDMOTHERWAS A NURSE AND ACTUALLY
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  • WAS A NURSE AND ACTUALLYINJECTED HER DAUGHTER,
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  • INJECTED HER DAUGHTER,THE PLACENTA WITH A SALINE
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  • THE PLACENTA WITH A SALINEABORTION PROCEDURE
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  • ABORTION PROCEDUREAND EXPECTED MELISSA
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  • AND EXPECTED MELISSATO BE BORN DEAD
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  • TO BE BORN DEADTHROUGH THIS ABORTION,
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  • THROUGH THIS ABORTION,BUT SHE SURVIVED IT
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  • BUT SHE SURVIVED ITAND WHEN THE GRANDMOTHER SAW
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  • AND WHEN THE GRANDMOTHER SAWTHAT SHE WAS STILL ALIVE
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  • THAT SHE WAS STILL ALIVESHE JUST SET HER ASIDE
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  • SHE JUST SET HER ASIDEAND WANTED HER TO DIE.
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  • AND WANTED HER TO DIE.AND ANOTHER NURSE
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  • AND ANOTHER NURSEIN THE HOSPITAL WOUND UP
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  • IN THE HOSPITAL WOUND UPSAVING HER LIFE AND THIS IS WHAT
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  • SAVING HER LIFE AND THIS IS WHATWE WERE TALKING ABOUT YESTERDAY.
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  • WE WERE TALKING ABOUT YESTERDAY.IF YOU MISSED YESTERDAY'S
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  • IF YOU MISSED YESTERDAY'SPROGRAM,
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  • PROGRAM,PLEASE GO BACK AND VIEW IT
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  • PLEASE GO BACK AND VIEW ITBECAUSE I TELL YOU,
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  • BECAUSE I TELL YOU,YOU NEED TO PUT A FACE
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  • YOU NEED TO PUT A FACEON ABORTION AND MELISSA
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  • ON ABORTION AND MELISSAIS JUST A GREAT TESTIMONY THAT
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  • IS JUST A GREAT TESTIMONY THATTHAT IS NOT JUST
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  • THAT IS NOT JUSTA HUNK OF FLESH.
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  • A HUNK OF FLESH.IT IS NOT TISSUE.
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  • IT IS NOT TISSUE.IT'S A PERSON.
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  • IT'S A PERSON.SHE WAS A...SHE WAS A WONDERFUL
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  • SHE WAS A...SHE WAS A WONDERFULYOUNG GIRL I GUESS WHAT,
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  • YOUNG GIRL I GUESS WHAT,7 MONTHS, NEARLY 8 MONTHS
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  • 7 MONTHS, NEARLY 8 MONTHSINTO THE PREGNANCY
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  • INTO THE PREGNANCYAND YET SHE SURVIVED.
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  • AND YET SHE SURVIVED.A NURSE SAVED HER LIFE
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  • A NURSE SAVED HER LIFEAND WE WERE BRINGING THIS UP
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  • AND WE WERE BRINGING THIS UPYESTERDAY THAT YOUR
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  • YESTERDAY THAT YOURADOPTIVE PARENTS
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  • ADOPTIVE PARENTSTHEY CAME INTO THIS SITUATION
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  • THEY CAME INTO THIS SITUATIONABOUT WHAT,
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  • ABOUT WHAT,A COUPLE OF MONTHS...
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  • A COUPLE OF MONTHS...MAYBE AFTER YOU WERE BORN
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  • MAYBE AFTER YOU WERE BORNAND ADOPTED YOU,
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  • AND ADOPTED YOU,SO, HOW DID THAT GO?
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  • - MY PARENTS ARE AMAZING.
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  • - MY PARENTS ARE AMAZING.MY PARENTS ARE VERY
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  • - HAVE THEY EVER APPEARED
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  • - HAVE THEY EVER APPEAREDWITH YOU?
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  • WITH YOU?YOU APPEAR IN FRONT OF CONGRESS
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  • - YEAH, MY PARENTS TRAVEL
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  • - YEAH, MY PARENTS TRAVELWITH ME FROM TIME TO TIME.
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  • WITH ME FROM TIME TO TIME.I MEAN THEY LOVE TO SIT BACK
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  • I MEAN THEY LOVE TO SIT BACKAND WATCH.
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  • AND WATCH.I LOVE THAT ABOUT
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  • I LOVE THAT ABOUTMY MOM AND DAD.
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  • MY MOM AND DAD.THEY HAVE JUST TRUSTED
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  • THEY HAVE JUST TRUSTEDGOD'S PLANS FOR ME
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  • GOD'S PLANS FOR MEAND YOU KNOW ARE ALWAYS PRAYING
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  • AND YOU KNOW ARE ALWAYS PRAYINGFOR ME AND ARE MY BIGGEST
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  • FOR ME AND ARE MY BIGGESTCHEERLEADERS AND YOU KNOW,
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  • CHEERLEADERS AND YOU KNOW,AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, ANDREW,
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  • AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, ANDREW,THIS HAS NOT BEEN
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  • THIS HAS NOT BEENAN EASY PROCESS FOR THEM
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  • AN EASY PROCESS FOR THEMTO WATCH ME, YOU KNOW,
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  • TO WATCH ME, YOU KNOW,LEARN THE STORY OF MY SURVIVAL
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  • LEARN THE STORY OF MY SURVIVALAT 14 AND STRUGGLE WITH THAT
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  • AT 14 AND STRUGGLE WITH THATAND...AND YEARS AGO NOT WANT
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  • - IT MUST'VE BEEN HARD
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  • - IT MUST'VE BEEN HARDON YOUR ADOPTIVE PARENTS
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  • ON YOUR ADOPTIVE PARENTSTO TELL YOU ABOUT THIS.
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  • TO TELL YOU ABOUT THIS.SO, HOW DID THIS
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  • - IT WAS AN ACCIDENT
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  • - IT WAS AN ACCIDENTAT THE AGE OF 14.
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  • AT THE AGE OF 14.MY OLDER SISTER FACED
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  • MY OLDER SISTER FACEDAN UNPLANNED PREGNANCY
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  • AN UNPLANNED PREGNANCYAND WAS CONSIDERING
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  • AND WAS CONSIDERINGEVERY OPTION AND SO,
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  • EVERY OPTION AND SO,THEY TOLD HER MY SURVIVAL STORY
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  • THEY TOLD HER MY SURVIVAL STORYHOPING THAT SHE WOULD UNDERSTAND
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  • HOPING THAT SHE WOULD UNDERSTANDTHE IMPACT THAT AN ABORTION
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  • THE IMPACT THAT AN ABORTIONWOULD HAVE.
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  • WOULD HAVE.AND, YOU KNOW,
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  • AND, YOU KNOW,GRATEFULLY SHE DID CARRY
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  • GRATEFULLY SHE DID CARRYTHAT CHILD TO TERM,
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  • THAT CHILD TO TERM,PARENTED HIM.
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  • PARENTED HIM.WENT ON AND HAD OTHER CHILDREN,
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  • WENT ON AND HAD OTHER CHILDREN,BUT THAT'S ULTIMATELY
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  • BUT THAT'S ULTIMATELYHOW I FOUND OUT
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  • HOW I FOUND OUTIS BY A COMPLETE ACCIDENT.
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  • - YOUR OLDER SISTER IS THE ONE
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  • - WELL, SHE DIDN'T TELL ME
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  • - WELL, SHE DIDN'T TELL MEEVERYTHING, BUT SHE SAID
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  • EVERYTHING, BUT SHE SAIDSOMETHING REALLY CURIOUS TO ME,
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  • SOMETHING REALLY CURIOUS TO ME,AND IT SOUNDS TERRIBLE
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  • AND IT SOUNDS TERRIBLEON THE SURFACE.
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  • ON THE SURFACE.BUT WE WERE JUST
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  • BUT WE WERE JUSTTWO TEENAGE GIRLS, SHE SAID,
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  • TWO TEENAGE GIRLS, SHE SAID,YOU KNOW, AT LEAST MY BIOLOGICAL
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  • - WOW.
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  • - WOW.YEAH, AND YOU KNOW SHE MAY NOT
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  • - NO, NO, LIKE I SAID
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  • - NO, NO, LIKE I SAIDIT REALLY SOUNDS...IT SOUNDS
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  • - YOU HAVE A GOOD RELATIONSHIP
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  • - YEAH.
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  • - YEAH.YEAH, AND YOU KNOW IN...
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  • YEAH, AND YOU KNOW IN...IN HER DEFENSE, I CAN UNDERSTAND
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  • IN HER DEFENSE, I CAN UNDERSTANDHOW SHE FELT THAT WAY, RIGHT?
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  • HOW SHE FELT THAT WAY, RIGHT?SHE WAS SIMPLY PLACED
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  • SHE WAS SIMPLY PLACEDFOR ADOPTION.
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  • FOR ADOPTION.SOMEONE TRIED TO
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  • SOMEONE TRIED TOEND MY LIFE FIRST,
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  • - YOU KNOW MY MOTHER
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  • - SHE WAS ADOPTED,
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  • - SHE WAS ADOPTED,AND PEOPLE MADE FUN OF HER
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  • AND PEOPLE MADE FUN OF HERFOR BEING ADOPTED.
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  • FOR BEING ADOPTED.BUT HER COMEBACK ALWAYS WAS,
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  • BUT HER COMEBACK ALWAYS WAS,MY PARENTS CHOSE ME...
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  • MY PARENTS CHOSE ME...YOUR PARENTS HAD TO TAKE
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  • - WE HAVE SAID THAT
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  • - WE HAVE SAID THATOVER THE YEARS.
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  • OVER THE YEARS.MY OLDER SISTER AND I
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  • MY OLDER SISTER AND IARE BOTH ADOPTED
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  • ARE BOTH ADOPTEDAND THEN MY LITTLE BROTHER
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  • AND THEN MY LITTLE BROTHERIS ACTUALLY MY PARENTS'
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  • IS ACTUALLY MY PARENTS'BIOLOGICAL SON,
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  • BIOLOGICAL SON,SO AFTER 15 YEARS OF INFERTILITY
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  • SO AFTER 15 YEARS OF INFERTILITYTHEY HAD HIM,
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  • THEY HAD HIM,AND WE USED TO SAY THAT,
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  • AND WE USED TO SAY THAT,RIGHT?
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  • RIGHT?WELL THEY HAD YOU.
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  • - SO HOW DID IT AFFECT YOU
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  • - SO HOW DID IT AFFECT YOUWHEN YOU FOUND OUT
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  • WHEN YOU FOUND OUTTHAT YOU WERE ADOPTED,
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  • THAT YOU WERE ADOPTED,AND THEN WHEN...DID THEY
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  • AND THEN WHEN...DID THEYTELL YOU THEN THAT THEY HAD
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  • TELL YOU THEN THAT THEY HADTRIED TO ABORT YOU,
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  • - I GREW UP KNOWING
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  • - I GREW UP KNOWINGI WAS ADOPTED.
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  • I WAS ADOPTED.IT WAS JUST A NORMAL THING
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  • IT WAS JUST A NORMAL THINGIN OUR FAMILY,
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  • IN OUR FAMILY,AND I AM GRATEFUL FOR THAT.
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  • AND I AM GRATEFUL FOR THAT.WE GREW UP KNOWING ADOPTION
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  • WE GREW UP KNOWING ADOPTIONBLESSED US.
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  • BLESSED US.YOU KNOW I KNOW THAT IT'S NOT
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  • YOU KNOW I KNOW THAT IT'S NOTALWAYS EASY.
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  • ALWAYS EASY.THERE IS LOSS.
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  • THERE IS LOSS.I THINK WE HAVE TO ACKNOWLEDGE
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  • I THINK WE HAVE TO ACKNOWLEDGEFOR EVERYONE
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  • FOR EVERYONEIN THAT ADOPTION TRIAD,
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  • IN THAT ADOPTION TRIAD,THERE IS A LEVEL OF GRIEF,
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  • THERE IS A LEVEL OF GRIEF,BUT IT IS SUCH A BLESSING
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  • BUT IT IS SUCH A BLESSINGBECAUSE IT GIVES LIFE AND PEOPLE
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  • BECAUSE IT GIVES LIFE AND PEOPLECAN LIVE WITH THAT DECISION
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  • CAN LIVE WITH THAT DECISIONAS OPPOSED TO ABORTION.
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  • AS OPPOSED TO ABORTION.SO, I GREW UP KNOWING
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  • SO, I GREW UP KNOWINGI WAS ADOPTED BUT YOU KNOW
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  • I WAS ADOPTED BUT YOU KNOWFINDING OUT AT THE AGE OF 14
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  • FINDING OUT AT THE AGE OF 14THAT I SURVIVED THAT ABORTION
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  • THAT I SURVIVED THAT ABORTIONFIRST, I WENT INTO AN ABSOLUTE
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  • FIRST, I WENT INTO AN ABSOLUTETAILSPIN.
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  • TAILSPIN.YOU KNOW, DEVELOPED
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  • YOU KNOW, DEVELOPEDAN EATING DISORDER,
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  • AN EATING DISORDER,TRYING TO CONTROL SOMETHING
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  • TRYING TO CONTROL SOMETHINGWHEN I COULDN'T CONTROL
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  • WHEN I COULDN'T CONTROLHOW I CAME INTO THIS WORLD.
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  • HOW I CAME INTO THIS WORLD.YOU KNOW, STRUGGLED WITH
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  • YOU KNOW, STRUGGLED WITHALCOHOL ABUSE.
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  • ALCOHOL ABUSE.SO MANY POOR CHOICES
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  • SO MANY POOR CHOICESAND I'M SURE MANY PEOPLE
  • 00:06:01.184 --> 00:06:02.385
  • AND I'M SURE MANY PEOPLEWHO WATCH YOUR PROGRAMS
  • 00:06:02.385 --> 00:06:03.853
  • WHO WATCH YOUR PROGRAMSHAVE EXPERIENCED THAT OR MAYBE
  • 00:06:03.853 --> 00:06:04.754
  • HAVE EXPERIENCED THAT OR MAYBETHEY'RE GOING THROUGH IT
  • 00:06:04.754 --> 00:06:06.255
  • THEY'RE GOING THROUGH ITRIGHT NOW AND, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:06:06.255 --> 00:06:07.924
  • RIGHT NOW AND, YOU KNOW,I CAN HONESTLY SAY
  • 00:06:07.924 --> 00:06:10.226
  • I CAN HONESTLY SAYIT WAS GOD ALONE THAT SAVED ME
  • 00:06:10.226 --> 00:06:10.760
  • - AND YOU WERE STRUGGLING
  • 00:06:14.864 --> 00:06:15.631
  • - AND YOUR PARENTS
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  • - AND YOUR PARENTSIT SOUNDS LIKE THEY WERE
  • 00:06:18.367 --> 00:06:19.402
  • IT SOUNDS LIKE THEY WEREGODLY PEOPLE.
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  • - YEAH.
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  • - YEAH.THEY SIMPLY DID NOT KNOW
  • 00:06:22.205 --> 00:06:24.040
  • THEY SIMPLY DID NOT KNOWTHE EXTENT OF MY SUFFERING
  • 00:06:24.040 --> 00:06:24.674
  • - OH, SO THEY WEREN'T AWARE
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  • - NO.
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  • - NO.I WAS THE GOOD KID, RIGHT?
  • 00:06:29.612 --> 00:06:30.279
  • I WAS THE GOOD KID, RIGHT?THE GOOD KID,
  • 00:06:30.279 --> 00:06:31.180
  • - I DON'T EVEN UNDERSTAND
  • 00:06:33.015 --> 00:06:34.517
  • - I DON'T EVEN UNDERSTANDHOW YOU COULD HIDE
  • 00:06:34.517 --> 00:06:35.818
  • HOW YOU COULD HIDEALCOHOL ADDICTION
  • 00:06:35.818 --> 00:06:37.086
  • - I WAS QUITE GOOD AT IT.
  • 00:06:39.689 --> 00:06:43.860
  • - I WAS QUITE GOOD AT IT.YEAH, MY PARENTS SIMPLY THOUGHT
  • 00:06:43.860 --> 00:06:45.695
  • YEAH, MY PARENTS SIMPLY THOUGHTI WAS DOING OKAY.
  • 00:06:45.695 --> 00:06:46.529
  • I WAS DOING OKAY.YOU KNOW, KNEW THAT I WAS
  • 00:06:46.529 --> 00:06:47.730
  • YOU KNOW, KNEW THAT I WASHURTING BUT DID NOT KNOW
  • 00:06:47.730 --> 00:06:48.631
  • HURTING BUT DID NOT KNOWTHE EXTENT TO WHICH
  • 00:06:48.631 --> 00:06:49.999
  • THE EXTENT TO WHICHI WAS HURTING.
  • 00:06:49.999 --> 00:06:51.200
  • I WAS HURTING.AND YOU KNOW IN HINDSIGHT,
  • 00:06:51.200 --> 00:06:52.235
  • AND YOU KNOW IN HINDSIGHT,OF COURSE, I WISH I COULD'VE
  • 00:06:52.235 --> 00:06:54.337
  • OF COURSE, I WISH I COULD'VETOLD SOMEONE, ANYONE,
  • 00:06:54.337 --> 00:06:55.905
  • TOLD SOMEONE, ANYONE,HOW MUCH THE TRUTH ABOUT
  • 00:06:55.905 --> 00:06:57.406
  • HOW MUCH THE TRUTH ABOUTMY LIFE WAS HURTING ME BECAUSE
  • 00:06:57.406 --> 00:06:59.141
  • MY LIFE WAS HURTING ME BECAUSEIT COULD'VE, YOU KNOW SAVED ME
  • 00:06:59.141 --> 00:07:01.444
  • IT COULD'VE, YOU KNOW SAVED MEA COUPLE OF YEARS OF INCREDIBLE
  • 00:07:01.444 --> 00:07:01.978
  • A COUPLE OF YEARS OF INCREDIBLEHEARTACHE.
  • 00:07:01.978 --> 00:07:03.613
  • HEARTACHE.BUT I LOVE THAT GOD, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:07:03.613 --> 00:07:05.448
  • BUT I LOVE THAT GOD, YOU KNOW,NOT ONLY SAVED ME AND HEALED ME,
  • 00:07:05.448 --> 00:07:07.183
  • NOT ONLY SAVED ME AND HEALED ME,BUT ALLOWED ME TO KNOW
  • 00:07:07.183 --> 00:07:09.118
  • BUT ALLOWED ME TO KNOWTHAT SO MANY PEOPLE STRUGGLE
  • 00:07:09.118 --> 00:07:11.687
  • THAT SO MANY PEOPLE STRUGGLEIN THE MIDST OF THEIR OWN PAIN.
  • 00:07:11.687 --> 00:07:13.289
  • IN THE MIDST OF THEIR OWN PAIN.AND YOU KNOW I'M GRATEFUL
  • 00:07:13.289 --> 00:07:14.390
  • AND YOU KNOW I'M GRATEFULTHAT I CAN USE THAT NOW
  • 00:07:14.390 --> 00:07:16.058
  • THAT I CAN USE THAT NOWTO GLORIFY GOD AND SAY,
  • 00:07:16.058 --> 00:07:16.759
  • TO GLORIFY GOD AND SAY,IF YOU'RE GOING THROUGH
  • 00:07:16.759 --> 00:07:18.661
  • IF YOU'RE GOING THROUGHA SIMILAR CIRCUMSTANCE,
  • 00:07:18.661 --> 00:07:20.696
  • A SIMILAR CIRCUMSTANCE,YOU KNOW, PRAY FOR THE GRACE.
  • 00:07:20.696 --> 00:07:21.531
  • YOU KNOW, PRAY FOR THE GRACE.REACH OUT TO SOMEONE.
  • 00:07:21.531 --> 00:07:22.465
  • REACH OUT TO SOMEONE.THERE IS ALWAYS SOMEONE
  • 00:07:22.465 --> 00:07:23.699
  • THERE IS ALWAYS SOMEONEYOU CAN TALK TO NO MATTER
  • 00:07:23.699 --> 00:07:25.468
  • YOU CAN TALK TO NO MATTERHOW ALONE YOU FEEL.
  • 00:07:25.468 --> 00:07:28.004
  • HOW ALONE YOU FEEL.AND REALLY GOD ALLOWED ME
  • 00:07:28.004 --> 00:07:29.639
  • AND REALLY GOD ALLOWED METO FIRST FORGIVE MY BIOLOGICAL
  • 00:07:29.639 --> 00:07:31.474
  • TO FIRST FORGIVE MY BIOLOGICALPARENTS BACK THEN AND I TRULY
  • 00:07:31.474 --> 00:07:32.642
  • PARENTS BACK THEN AND I TRULYBELIEVE THAT WAS PROBABLY
  • 00:07:32.642 --> 00:07:34.944
  • BELIEVE THAT WAS PROBABLYMY GREATEST PIECE OF HEALING
  • 00:07:34.944 --> 00:07:36.946
  • MY GREATEST PIECE OF HEALINGWAS TO...TO FORGIVE THEM
  • 00:07:36.946 --> 00:07:38.481
  • WAS TO...TO FORGIVE THEMFOR THE FIRST TIME.
  • 00:07:38.481 --> 00:07:40.683
  • FOR THE FIRST TIME.NOT KNOWING HOW THE STORY REALLY
  • 00:07:40.683 --> 00:07:42.552
  • NOT KNOWING HOW THE STORY REALLYWAS PLAYING OUT.
  • 00:07:42.552 --> 00:07:43.719
  • WAS PLAYING OUT.AND I SAY FIRST TIME BECAUSE
  • 00:07:43.719 --> 00:07:45.321
  • AND I SAY FIRST TIME BECAUSETHIS IS NOT A FINAL DESTINATION,
  • 00:07:45.321 --> 00:07:46.188
  • THIS IS NOT A FINAL DESTINATION,RIGHT?
  • 00:07:46.188 --> 00:07:47.690
  • RIGHT?FORGIVENESS IS NOT THIS PLACE
  • 00:07:47.690 --> 00:07:48.891
  • FORGIVENESS IS NOT THIS PLACETHAT YOU SUDDENLY ARRIVE AT
  • 00:07:48.891 --> 00:07:52.061
  • THAT YOU SUDDENLY ARRIVE ATAND GO, HEY, THINGS ARE GREAT.
  • 00:07:52.061 --> 00:07:53.362
  • AND GO, HEY, THINGS ARE GREAT.IT'S A PLACE WHERE YOU HAVE TO
  • 00:07:53.362 --> 00:07:54.397
  • IT'S A PLACE WHERE YOU HAVE TOCHOOSE TO FORGIVE
  • 00:07:54.397 --> 00:07:55.965
  • CHOOSE TO FORGIVEEVERY SINGLE DAY.
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  • EVERY SINGLE DAY.SO, WHEN I FIND OUT YEARS LATER
  • 00:07:57.567 --> 00:07:58.367
  • SO, WHEN I FIND OUT YEARS LATERTHAT MY GRANDMOTHER
  • 00:07:58.367 --> 00:08:00.736
  • THAT MY GRANDMOTHERWAS RESPONSIBLE, I HAVE TO
  • 00:08:00.736 --> 00:08:02.438
  • - NOW YOU DIDN'T KNOW THAT
  • 00:08:03.639 --> 00:08:05.441
  • - NOW YOU DIDN'T KNOW THATAT 14 YOU JUST KNEW THAT
  • 00:08:05.441 --> 00:08:07.143
  • AT 14 YOU JUST KNEW THATYOU HAD SURVIVED AN ABORTION...
  • 00:08:07.143 --> 00:08:07.577
  • YOU HAD SURVIVED AN ABORTION...BUT YOU DIDN'T KNOW
  • 00:08:07.577 --> 00:08:08.210
  • - HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU
  • 00:08:10.079 --> 00:08:10.980
  • - I STARTED TO FIND OUT MORE
  • 00:08:13.516 --> 00:08:14.884
  • - I STARTED TO FIND OUT MOREWHEN I WAS ABOUT 30.
  • 00:08:14.884 --> 00:08:15.518
  • WHEN I WAS ABOUT 30.THAT'S WHEN I FOUND
  • 00:08:15.518 --> 00:08:16.118
  • - OH, SO YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:08:16.786 --> 00:08:18.554
  • - OH, SO YOU'RE TALKING ABOUTFROM 14 TO 30?
  • 00:08:18.554 --> 00:08:19.689
  • - I LEARNED A LOT ABOUT GOD
  • 00:08:21.190 --> 00:08:21.757
  • - SO HOW ABOUT THIS FORGIVENESS
  • 00:08:23.726 --> 00:08:25.895
  • - SO HOW ABOUT THIS FORGIVENESSTHAT...WHEN WAS THAT YOU STARTED
  • 00:08:25.895 --> 00:08:26.462
  • - YEAH, THE...THE FIRST TIME
  • 00:08:27.897 --> 00:08:29.398
  • - YEAH, THE...THE FIRST TIMEWAS BACK THEN AS A TEENAGER.
  • 00:08:29.398 --> 00:08:30.533
  • WAS BACK THEN AS A TEENAGER.I CAN'T EVEN TELL YOU
  • 00:08:30.533 --> 00:08:32.668
  • I CAN'T EVEN TELL YOUTHAT EXACT MOMENT, BUT I CAN,
  • 00:08:32.668 --> 00:08:33.769
  • THAT EXACT MOMENT, BUT I CAN,YOU KNOW, REMEMBER THAT IT WAS
  • 00:08:33.769 --> 00:08:36.038
  • YOU KNOW, REMEMBER THAT IT WASBACK IN THAT...THAT TIME PERIOD
  • 00:08:36.038 --> 00:08:37.740
  • BACK IN THAT...THAT TIME PERIODBUT IT WAS THIS CONTINUAL
  • 00:08:37.740 --> 00:08:39.942
  • BUT IT WAS THIS CONTINUALPROCESS OF, YOU KNOW FINDING OUT
  • 00:08:39.942 --> 00:08:42.211
  • PROCESS OF, YOU KNOW FINDING OUTMORE INFORMATION AND THEN,
  • 00:08:42.211 --> 00:08:43.446
  • MORE INFORMATION AND THEN,YOU KNOW, HAVING TO LOOK UPON IT
  • 00:08:43.446 --> 00:08:44.947
  • YOU KNOW, HAVING TO LOOK UPON ITAND SAY, OKAY, YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:08:44.947 --> 00:08:46.582
  • AND SAY, OKAY, YOU KNOW WHAT?I LOVE YOU STILL.
  • 00:08:46.582 --> 00:08:47.650
  • I LOVE YOU STILL.I LOVE YOU ANYWAY.
  • 00:08:47.650 --> 00:08:50.252
  • I LOVE YOU ANYWAY.I LOVE YOU EVEN MORE BECAUSE
  • 00:08:50.252 --> 00:08:52.321
  • I LOVE YOU EVEN MORE BECAUSEI KNOW HOW YOU WERE VICTIMIZED.
  • 00:08:52.321 --> 00:08:53.122
  • I KNOW HOW YOU WERE VICTIMIZED.YOU KNOW, I FORGIVE YOU
  • 00:08:53.122 --> 00:08:53.723
  • YOU KNOW, I FORGIVE YOUONCE AGAIN.
  • 00:08:53.723 --> 00:08:56.058
  • ONCE AGAIN.MY...MY OLDEST DAUGHTER OLIVIA
  • 00:08:56.058 --> 00:08:57.560
  • MY...MY OLDEST DAUGHTER OLIVIAWAS BORN AT THE SAME HOSPITAL
  • 00:08:57.560 --> 00:08:58.761
  • WAS BORN AT THE SAME HOSPITALWHERE MY LIFE WAS SUPPOSED TO
  • 00:08:58.761 --> 00:08:59.629
  • - AND YOU HAVE TO LOOK
  • 00:09:02.632 --> 00:09:04.867
  • - AND YOU HAVE TO LOOKUPON THAT AND SAY,
  • 00:09:04.867 --> 00:09:07.169
  • UPON THAT AND SAY,HERE'S MY CHILD WHO NEVER
  • 00:09:07.169 --> 00:09:08.838
  • HERE'S MY CHILD WHO NEVERWOULD'VE EXISTED
  • 00:09:08.838 --> 00:09:09.972
  • WOULD'VE EXISTEDIF THAT ABORTION WOULD'VE
  • 00:09:09.972 --> 00:09:11.374
  • - AND TAKE 60 MILLION
  • 00:09:14.477 --> 00:09:15.678
  • - AND TAKE 60 MILLIONABORTED CHILDREN,
  • 00:09:15.678 --> 00:09:16.879
  • ABORTED CHILDREN,THINK WHAT THEIR LIVES
  • 00:09:16.879 --> 00:09:17.913
  • THINK WHAT THEIR LIVESCOULD'VE BEEN LIKE.
  • 00:09:17.913 --> 00:09:18.814
  • COULD'VE BEEN LIKE.YOU KNOW OUR OFFER
  • 00:09:18.814 --> 00:09:20.116
  • THEY'RE JUST
  • 00:09:20.950 --> 00:09:22.284
  • SOME GREAT THINGS ON HERE.
  • 00:09:22.284 --> 00:09:23.152
  • I ENCOURAGE YOU TO GET
  • 00:09:23.152 --> 00:09:25.388
  • THIS PRODUCT, BUT YOU STARTED
  • 00:09:25.388 --> 00:09:26.389
  • FORGIVING WHEN YOU WERE
  • 00:09:26.389 --> 00:09:29.025
  • FORGIVING WHEN YOU WEREA TEENAGER AND THAT BROUGHT YOU
  • 00:09:29.025 --> 00:09:31.460
  • A TEENAGER AND THAT BROUGHT YOUTO WHOLENESS AND HEALING.
  • 00:09:31.460 --> 00:09:32.528
  • TO WHOLENESS AND HEALING.YOU GOT MARRIED AND HAVE
  • 00:09:32.528 --> 00:09:33.929
  • YOU GOT MARRIED AND HAVECHILDREN.
  • 00:09:33.929 --> 00:09:36.399
  • CHILDREN.TELL US ABOUT HOW YOU CA...
  • 00:09:36.399 --> 00:09:37.466
  • TELL US ABOUT HOW YOU CA...ENCOUNTERED YOUR ACTUAL
  • 00:09:37.466 --> 00:09:38.067
  • - SO, I FOUND OUT WHO SHE WAS
  • 00:09:40.403 --> 00:09:42.204
  • - SO, I FOUND OUT WHO SHE WASBACK IN 2007, REALLY TOOK ME
  • 00:09:42.204 --> 00:09:43.572
  • BACK IN 2007, REALLY TOOK MEABOUT TEN YEARS TO FIND OUT
  • 00:09:43.572 --> 00:09:45.608
  • ABOUT TEN YEARS TO FIND OUTWHO SHE WAS AND TO OBTAIN
  • 00:09:45.608 --> 00:09:46.208
  • - SO THAT WAS 30 YEARS AFTER
  • 00:09:47.309 --> 00:09:47.610
  • - YEAH, ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:09:50.513 --> 00:09:52.314
  • - YEAH, ABSOLUTELY.YEAH, AND SO I FOUND OUT
  • 00:09:52.314 --> 00:09:53.449
  • YEAH, AND SO I FOUND OUTWHO SHE WAS, HAD A LITTLE BIT OF
  • 00:09:53.449 --> 00:09:54.750
  • WHO SHE WAS, HAD A LITTLE BIT OFCOMMUNICATION WITH HER FAMILY
  • 00:09:54.750 --> 00:09:55.618
  • COMMUNICATION WITH HER FAMILYBUT THEY MADE IT CLEAR
  • 00:09:55.618 --> 00:09:57.086
  • BUT THEY MADE IT CLEARTHAT MY MESSAGES WOULD NOT BE
  • 00:09:57.086 --> 00:09:58.788
  • THAT MY MESSAGES WOULD NOT BEPASSED ALONG TO HER
  • 00:09:58.788 --> 00:09:59.622
  • PASSED ALONG TO HERTHROUGH THEM BECAUSE
  • 00:09:59.622 --> 00:10:00.856
  • THROUGH THEM BECAUSETHEY SIMPLY, YOU KNOW
  • 00:10:00.856 --> 00:10:01.657
  • THEY SIMPLY, YOU KNOWWERE ESTRANGED.
  • 00:10:01.657 --> 00:10:03.225
  • WERE ESTRANGED.THEY DON'T COMMUNICATE.
  • 00:10:03.225 --> 00:10:05.194
  • THEY DON'T COMMUNICATE.THEY DON'T HAVE A RELATIONSHIP.
  • 00:10:05.194 --> 00:10:06.128
  • THEY DON'T HAVE A RELATIONSHIP.AND I HAD TO LEARN
  • 00:10:06.128 --> 00:10:07.563
  • AND I HAD TO LEARNOVER THOSE YEARS TO REALLY JUST
  • 00:10:07.563 --> 00:10:09.265
  • OVER THOSE YEARS TO REALLY JUSTTRUST THAT GOD HAS A PLAN
  • 00:10:09.265 --> 00:10:10.599
  • TRUST THAT GOD HAS A PLANIN THE MIDST OF THAT.
  • 00:10:10.599 --> 00:10:14.804
  • IN THE MIDST OF THAT.AND SO FINALLY IN 2013
  • 00:10:14.804 --> 00:10:16.272
  • AND SO FINALLY IN 2013ONE OF HER OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS
  • 00:10:16.272 --> 00:10:17.073
  • ONE OF HER OTHER FAMILY MEMBERSREACHED OUT TO ME.
  • 00:10:17.073 --> 00:10:19.175
  • REACHED OUT TO ME.IT WAS A COUSIN WHO WAS ABLE TO
  • 00:10:19.175 --> 00:10:20.710
  • IT WAS A COUSIN WHO WAS ABLE TOPASS ALONG MORE OF THE STORY
  • 00:10:20.710 --> 00:10:21.544
  • PASS ALONG MORE OF THE STORYTO ME.
  • 00:10:21.544 --> 00:10:23.279
  • TO ME.SHE PUT ME IN CONTACT WITH MY
  • 00:10:23.279 --> 00:10:24.313
  • SHE PUT ME IN CONTACT WITH MYTWO HALF-SISTERS
  • 00:10:24.313 --> 00:10:25.214
  • TWO HALF-SISTERSFROM MY BIRTH MOTHER'S
  • 00:10:25.214 --> 00:10:26.449
  • FROM MY BIRTH MOTHER'SSIDE OF THE FAMILY,
  • 00:10:26.449 --> 00:10:27.717
  • SIDE OF THE FAMILY,AND ALSO THEN OPENED
  • 00:10:27.717 --> 00:10:29.085
  • AND ALSO THEN OPENEDTHE COMMUNICATION WITH MY
  • 00:10:29.085 --> 00:10:30.319
  • THE COMMUNICATION WITH MYBIRTH MOTHER.
  • 00:10:30.319 --> 00:10:32.822
  • BIRTH MOTHER.AND SO WE STARTED EMAILING,
  • 00:10:32.822 --> 00:10:34.457
  • AND SO WE STARTED EMAILING,EXCHANGING INFORMATION,
  • 00:10:34.457 --> 00:10:34.824
  • - THAT IS A GOOD WORD
  • 00:10:38.360 --> 00:10:39.228
  • - THAT IS A GOOD WORDTO DESCRIBE IT.
  • 00:10:39.228 --> 00:10:39.862
  • TO DESCRIBE IT.THANK YOU.
  • 00:10:39.862 --> 00:10:41.297
  • THANK YOU.I'M GLAD YOU UNDERSTAND THAT.
  • 00:10:41.297 --> 00:10:42.898
  • I'M GLAD YOU UNDERSTAND THAT.PEOPLE, I MEAN IT'S...
  • 00:10:42.898 --> 00:10:43.966
  • PEOPLE, I MEAN IT'S...IT'S STUNNING, RIGHT,
  • 00:10:43.966 --> 00:10:44.867
  • - THIS IS A PERSON
  • 00:10:46.469 --> 00:10:48.204
  • - THIS IS A PERSONTHAT WAS WILLING TO KILL YOU
  • 00:10:48.204 --> 00:10:50.372
  • THAT WAS WILLING TO KILL YOUAND HERE YOU ARE MAKING CONTACT
  • 00:10:50.372 --> 00:10:50.639
  • - AND EVEN THOUGH YOU KNOW
  • 00:10:52.541 --> 00:10:53.943
  • - AND EVEN THOUGH YOU KNOWIN MY HEART I KNEW
  • 00:10:53.943 --> 00:10:55.878
  • IN MY HEART I KNEWTHAT SHE WAS FORCED,
  • 00:10:55.878 --> 00:10:57.213
  • THAT SHE WAS FORCED,THERE IS SO MUCH
  • 00:10:57.213 --> 00:10:59.982
  • THERE IS SO MUCHEMOTIONAL BAGGAGE ON BOTH SIDES
  • 00:10:59.982 --> 00:11:00.883
  • EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE ON BOTH SIDESOF THOSE EXPERIENCES,
  • 00:11:00.883 --> 00:11:01.217
  • OF THOSE EXPERIENCES,RIGHT?
  • 00:11:01.217 --> 00:11:02.785
  • RIGHT?SHE HAD HER OWN TRAUMA.
  • 00:11:02.785 --> 00:11:04.086
  • SHE HAD HER OWN TRAUMA.I HAD MY OWN TRAUMA,
  • 00:11:04.086 --> 00:11:05.187
  • I HAD MY OWN TRAUMA,AND THERE'S NO BOOKS
  • 00:11:05.187 --> 00:11:06.322
  • AND THERE'S NO BOOKSWRITTEN OUT THERE ABOUT
  • 00:11:06.322 --> 00:11:07.690
  • WRITTEN OUT THERE ABOUTHOW DO YOU NAVIGATE
  • 00:11:07.690 --> 00:11:09.592
  • HOW DO YOU NAVIGATERELATIONSHIPS AND COMMUNICATION,
  • 00:11:09.592 --> 00:11:10.826
  • RELATIONSHIPS AND COMMUNICATION,SO WE WERE KIND OF STUMBLING
  • 00:11:10.826 --> 00:11:11.293
  • SO WE WERE KIND OF STUMBLINGTHROUGH IT.
  • 00:11:11.293 --> 00:11:13.529
  • THROUGH IT.BUT REALLY, THE FACT THAT SHE
  • 00:11:13.529 --> 00:11:14.630
  • BUT REALLY, THE FACT THAT SHELIVED FOR SO LONG
  • 00:11:14.630 --> 00:11:16.298
  • LIVED FOR SO LONGWITH SO MUCH PAIN WAS PROBABLY
  • 00:11:16.298 --> 00:11:19.034
  • WITH SO MUCH PAIN WAS PROBABLYOUR GREATEST OBSTACLE.
  • 00:11:19.034 --> 00:11:20.636
  • OUR GREATEST OBSTACLE.BECAUSE SHE HAD NEVER REALLY
  • 00:11:20.636 --> 00:11:22.338
  • BECAUSE SHE HAD NEVER REALLYEXPERIENCED UNCONDITIONAL LOVE
  • 00:11:22.338 --> 00:11:24.473
  • EXPERIENCED UNCONDITIONAL LOVEIN HER FAMILY SO SHE DOUBTED
  • 00:11:24.473 --> 00:11:25.808
  • IN HER FAMILY SO SHE DOUBTEDTHAT I COULD LOVE HER THE WAY
  • 00:11:25.808 --> 00:11:26.809
  • THAT I COULD LOVE HER THE WAYTHAT I SAID I DID.
  • 00:11:26.809 --> 00:11:27.910
  • THAT I SAID I DID.SHE DOUBTED THAT I COULD
  • 00:11:27.910 --> 00:11:29.445
  • SHE DOUBTED THAT I COULDFORGIVE HER FAMILY,
  • 00:11:29.445 --> 00:11:30.412
  • FORGIVE HER FAMILY,AND SO SHE HAD TO LEARN
  • 00:11:30.412 --> 00:11:31.747
  • AND SO SHE HAD TO LEARNTO TRUST ME,
  • 00:11:31.747 --> 00:11:33.682
  • TO TRUST ME,AND I HAD TO OF COURSE TRUST HER
  • 00:11:33.682 --> 00:11:35.551
  • AND I HAD TO OF COURSE TRUST HERAND SO WE REALLY SPENT ABOUT
  • 00:11:35.551 --> 00:11:36.118
  • - I...WITHOUT THE LORD
  • 00:11:40.055 --> 00:11:40.923
  • - ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:11:42.458 --> 00:11:43.392
  • - ABSOLUTELY.AND YOU KNOW WHEN WE FIRST
  • 00:11:43.392 --> 00:11:44.527
  • AND YOU KNOW WHEN WE FIRSTSTARTED COMMUNICATING,
  • 00:11:44.527 --> 00:11:45.728
  • STARTED COMMUNICATING,SHE WOULD SAY THINGS LIKE,
  • 00:11:45.728 --> 00:11:46.495
  • SHE WOULD SAY THINGS LIKE,WELL YOU KNOW, MELISSA,
  • 00:11:46.495 --> 00:11:49.565
  • WELL YOU KNOW, MELISSA,IF THERE IS A GOD, WHERE WAS HE
  • 00:11:49.565 --> 00:11:51.600
  • IF THERE IS A GOD, WHERE WAS HEWHEN I NEEDED HIM?
  • 00:11:51.600 --> 00:11:52.368
  • WHEN I NEEDED HIM?AND I LET HER KNOW
  • 00:11:52.368 --> 00:11:54.703
  • AND I LET HER KNOWI UNDERSTAND THAT, RIGHT?
  • 00:11:54.703 --> 00:11:56.572
  • I UNDERSTAND THAT, RIGHT?I CAN'T EVEN BEGIN TO IMAGINE
  • 00:11:56.572 --> 00:11:57.807
  • I CAN'T EVEN BEGIN TO IMAGINETHE SHOES THAT SHE'S WALKED IN,
  • 00:11:57.807 --> 00:11:59.008
  • THE SHOES THAT SHE'S WALKED IN,BUT I KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE
  • 00:11:59.008 --> 00:12:01.310
  • BUT I KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKETO QUESTION HIS PLANS
  • 00:12:01.310 --> 00:12:03.746
  • TO QUESTION HIS PLANSAND HIS TIMING, AND I HAD SAID,
  • 00:12:03.746 --> 00:12:05.714
  • AND HIS TIMING, AND I HAD SAID,YOU MAY NOT BELIEVE THIS NOW
  • 00:12:05.714 --> 00:12:07.082
  • YOU MAY NOT BELIEVE THIS NOWBUT AT SOME POINT YOU WILL.
  • 00:12:07.082 --> 00:12:08.017
  • BUT AT SOME POINT YOU WILL.I HAD WRITTEN SCRIPTURE
  • 00:12:08.017 --> 00:12:09.652
  • I HAD WRITTEN SCRIPTUREIN A CARD FOR HER, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:12:09.652 --> 00:12:11.153
  • IN A CARD FOR HER, YOU KNOW,AND IT SAID WHAT...YOU KNOW,
  • 00:12:11.153 --> 00:12:12.788
  • AND IT SAID WHAT...YOU KNOW,WHAT GOD INTENDS FOR EVIL,
  • 00:12:12.788 --> 00:12:13.989
  • WHAT GOD INTENDS FOR EVIL,OR WHAT MAN INTENDS FOR EVIL
  • 00:12:13.989 --> 00:12:15.291
  • OR WHAT MAN INTENDS FOR EVILGOD INTENDS FOR GOOD,
  • 00:12:15.291 --> 00:12:17.493
  • GOD INTENDS FOR GOOD,THE SAVING OF MANY LIVES.
  • 00:12:17.493 --> 00:12:20.062
  • THE SAVING OF MANY LIVES.AND I GET TO SEE HER NOW
  • 00:12:20.062 --> 00:12:21.330
  • - SHE WILL NOW SAY THAT, RIGHT?
  • 00:12:23.899 --> 00:12:24.500
  • - SHE WILL NOW SAY THAT, RIGHT?SHE'LL SAY,
  • 00:12:24.500 --> 00:12:26.936
  • SHE'LL SAY,THERE IS A GOD, I KNOW;
  • 00:12:26.936 --> 00:12:29.071
  • THERE IS A GOD, I KNOW;AND HE'S LOVED ME ALL ALONG.
  • 00:12:29.071 --> 00:12:30.973
  • AND HE'S LOVED ME ALL ALONG.IF...IF IT WASN'T FOR HIM,
  • 00:12:30.973 --> 00:12:32.308
  • IF...IF IT WASN'T FOR HIM,YOU WOULDN'T BE ALIVE.
  • 00:12:32.308 --> 00:12:33.742
  • YOU WOULDN'T BE ALIVE.I WOULDN'T BE CONNECTED
  • 00:12:33.742 --> 00:12:34.777
  • I WOULDN'T BE CONNECTEDWITH YOU.
  • 00:12:34.777 --> 00:12:35.978
  • WITH YOU.SO FOR ME, THAT'S REALLY
  • 00:12:35.978 --> 00:12:37.513
  • SO FOR ME, THAT'S REALLYTHE MOST BEAUTIFUL PART
  • 00:12:37.513 --> 00:12:39.415
  • THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PARTOF OUR RELATIONSHIP
  • 00:12:39.415 --> 00:12:40.649
  • - SO HOW IS YOUR...
  • 00:12:42.484 --> 00:12:45.221
  • - SO HOW IS YOUR...HOW HAVE YOUR KIDS EMBRACED
  • 00:12:45.221 --> 00:12:46.155
  • HOW HAVE YOUR KIDS EMBRACEDTHEIR GRANDMOTHER?
  • 00:12:46.155 --> 00:12:46.488
  • - THEY KNOW HER
  • 00:12:47.356 --> 00:12:49.291
  • - THEY KNOW HERAS THEIR GRANDMA RUTH.
  • 00:12:49.291 --> 00:12:50.826
  • AS THEIR GRANDMA RUTH.WE LIVED IN THE SAME COMMUNITY.
  • 00:12:50.826 --> 00:12:52.428
  • WE LIVED IN THE SAME COMMUNITY.I DIDN'T REALLY TALK ABOUT THAT
  • 00:12:52.428 --> 00:12:53.762
  • I DIDN'T REALLY TALK ABOUT THATYEARS AGO.
  • 00:12:53.762 --> 00:12:55.231
  • YEARS AGO.WHEN WE MOVED TO KANSAS CITY
  • 00:12:55.231 --> 00:12:57.967
  • WHEN WE MOVED TO KANSAS CITYBACK IN 2013 WE DID NOT KNOW
  • 00:12:57.967 --> 00:12:59.168
  • BACK IN 2013 WE DID NOT KNOWTHAT MY BIRTH MOTHER LIVES
  • 00:12:59.168 --> 00:13:01.136
  • THAT MY BIRTH MOTHER LIVESIN THE SAME COMMUNITY
  • 00:13:01.136 --> 00:13:02.104
  • IN THE SAME COMMUNITYAND SO DOES ONE OF MY
  • 00:13:02.104 --> 00:13:03.772
  • AND SO DOES ONE OF MYHALF-SISTERS.
  • 00:13:03.772 --> 00:13:05.574
  • HALF-SISTERS.AND SO, WE KEPT THAT A SECRET
  • 00:13:05.574 --> 00:13:07.109
  • AND SO, WE KEPT THAT A SECRETBECAUSE I WANTED TO PROTECT HER,
  • 00:13:07.109 --> 00:13:08.510
  • BECAUSE I WANTED TO PROTECT HER,BUT SHE STARTED TALKING
  • 00:13:08.510 --> 00:13:09.311
  • BUT SHE STARTED TALKINGABOUT IT.
  • 00:13:09.311 --> 00:13:11.280
  • ABOUT IT.I MEAN SHE'S GROWN SO MUCH
  • 00:13:11.280 --> 00:13:12.615
  • I MEAN SHE'S GROWN SO MUCHIN COURAGE AND FAITH
  • 00:13:12.615 --> 00:13:14.250
  • IN COURAGE AND FAITHAND SO WE'RE NOT SCARED
  • 00:13:14.250 --> 00:13:15.284
  • AND SO WE'RE NOT SCAREDTO TALK ABOUT THAT.
  • 00:13:15.284 --> 00:13:16.318
  • TO TALK ABOUT THAT.SO WE LIVE IN THE SAME
  • 00:13:16.318 --> 00:13:16.886
  • SO WE LIVE IN THE SAMECOMMUNITY.
  • 00:13:16.886 --> 00:13:18.487
  • COMMUNITY.WE GET TOGETHER AS OFTEN AS OUR
  • 00:13:18.487 --> 00:13:19.922
  • WE GET TOGETHER AS OFTEN AS OURSCHEDULES ALLOW.
  • 00:13:19.922 --> 00:13:21.257
  • SCHEDULES ALLOW.YOU KNOW MY...MY CHILDREN
  • 00:13:21.257 --> 00:13:22.691
  • YOU KNOW MY...MY CHILDRENGO TO THEIR COUSINS' BIRTHDAY
  • 00:13:22.691 --> 00:13:23.125
  • GO TO THEIR COUSINS' BIRTHDAYPARTIES.
  • 00:13:23.125 --> 00:13:24.994
  • PARTIES.WE GO TO THE ZOO TOGETHER,
  • 00:13:24.994 --> 00:13:25.327
  • WE GO TO THE ZOO TOGETHER,RIGHT?
  • 00:13:25.327 --> 00:13:27.429
  • RIGHT?WE DO ALL OF THESE TYPICAL,
  • 00:13:27.429 --> 00:13:30.032
  • WE DO ALL OF THESE TYPICAL,NORMAL FAMILY THINGS.
  • 00:13:30.032 --> 00:13:32.301
  • NORMAL FAMILY THINGS.AND SHE HAS A SPECIAL PART
  • 00:13:32.301 --> 00:13:32.902
  • AND SHE HAS A SPECIAL PARTIN OUR FAMILY.
  • 00:13:32.902 --> 00:13:34.536
  • IN OUR FAMILY.MY MOM AND DAD WILL ALWAYS BE
  • 00:13:34.536 --> 00:13:36.005
  • MY MOM AND DAD WILL ALWAYS BEMY MOM AND DAD.
  • 00:13:36.005 --> 00:13:38.841
  • MY MOM AND DAD.BUT MY BIOLOGICAL MOTHER IS...
  • 00:13:38.841 --> 00:13:39.642
  • - THAT'S AWESOME.
  • 00:13:44.446 --> 00:13:46.215
  • - THAT'S AWESOME.SO GOD HAS OPENED UP DOORS
  • 00:13:46.215 --> 00:13:47.182
  • SO GOD HAS OPENED UP DOORSFOR YOU, MELISSA.
  • 00:13:47.182 --> 00:13:48.784
  • FOR YOU, MELISSA.YOU HAVE...AND I WANT TO
  • 00:13:48.784 --> 00:13:49.852
  • YOU HAVE...AND I WANT TOCOMMEND YOU FOR DOING THAT
  • 00:13:49.852 --> 00:13:50.452
  • COMMEND YOU FOR DOING THATBECAUSE I KNOW
  • 00:13:50.452 --> 00:13:51.887
  • BECAUSE I KNOWTHAT THIS IS PRIVATE
  • 00:13:51.887 --> 00:13:53.389
  • THAT THIS IS PRIVATEAND IN A WAY YOU'RE EXPOSING
  • 00:13:53.389 --> 00:13:55.824
  • AND IN A WAY YOU'RE EXPOSINGYOURSELF AND...AND I'M SURE
  • 00:13:55.824 --> 00:13:57.660
  • YOURSELF AND...AND I'M SUREYOU'VE BEEN ATTACKED.
  • 00:13:57.660 --> 00:13:58.994
  • YOU'VE BEEN ATTACKED.IT'S AMAZING THAT PEOPLE WOULD
  • 00:13:58.994 --> 00:14:01.263
  • IT'S AMAZING THAT PEOPLE WOULDCRITICIZE YOU FOR BEING ALIVE.
  • 00:14:01.263 --> 00:14:03.766
  • CRITICIZE YOU FOR BEING ALIVE.THEY WOULD RATHER YOU BE DEAD.
  • 00:14:03.766 --> 00:14:05.234
  • THEY WOULD RATHER YOU BE DEAD.BUT YET YOU ARE TAKING A STAND.
  • 00:14:05.234 --> 00:14:07.102
  • BUT YET YOU ARE TAKING A STAND.YOU'VE BEEN ON NEWS...
  • 00:14:07.102 --> 00:14:08.437
  • YOU'VE BEEN ON NEWS...INTER...NEWS PROGRAMS,
  • 00:14:08.437 --> 00:14:09.438
  • INTER...NEWS PROGRAMS,INTERVIEWS.
  • 00:14:09.438 --> 00:14:11.974
  • INTERVIEWS.YOU'VE BEEN BEFORE CONGRESS.
  • 00:14:11.974 --> 00:14:12.541
  • - I'M SURE PEOPLE COULD SEE
  • 00:14:14.910 --> 00:14:15.911
  • - I'M SURE PEOPLE COULD SEETHE TEARS IN MY EYES.
  • 00:14:15.911 --> 00:14:19.315
  • THE TEARS IN MY EYES.IT'S A VERY HUMBLING THING
  • 00:14:19.315 --> 00:14:20.582
  • IT'S A VERY HUMBLING THINGTO BE CALLED FORWARD
  • 00:14:20.582 --> 00:14:22.751
  • - IT'S NOT ANYTHING THAT I EVER
  • 00:14:26.388 --> 00:14:27.323
  • - IT'S NOT ANYTHING THAT I EVERTAKE LIGHTLY, RIGHT?
  • 00:14:27.323 --> 00:14:28.057
  • TAKE LIGHTLY, RIGHT?I THINK, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:14:28.057 --> 00:14:30.059
  • I THINK, YOU KNOW,SOMETIMES PEOPLE WILL SEND ME
  • 00:14:30.059 --> 00:14:31.694
  • SOMETIMES PEOPLE WILL SEND MEMESSAGES AND SAY, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:14:31.694 --> 00:14:32.795
  • MESSAGES AND SAY, YOU KNOW,HOW COULD YOU DO THIS
  • 00:14:32.795 --> 00:14:33.796
  • HOW COULD YOU DO THISAND HOW COULD YOU DO THAT,
  • 00:14:33.796 --> 00:14:35.097
  • AND HOW COULD YOU DO THAT,AND I ALWAYS SAY,
  • 00:14:35.097 --> 00:14:37.433
  • AND I ALWAYS SAY,IF YOU KNEW HOW THE LORD LED ME
  • 00:14:37.433 --> 00:14:38.467
  • IF YOU KNEW HOW THE LORD LED METO THAT POSITION,
  • 00:14:38.467 --> 00:14:40.302
  • TO THAT POSITION,YOU WOULDN'T QUESTION ME.
  • 00:14:40.302 --> 00:14:42.037
  • YOU WOULDN'T QUESTION ME.YOU KNOW PEOPLE CAN...OFTENTIMES
  • 00:14:42.037 --> 00:14:43.238
  • YOU KNOW PEOPLE CAN...OFTENTIMESPEOPLE WILL SAY, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:14:43.238 --> 00:14:44.573
  • PEOPLE WILL SAY, YOU KNOW,MELISSA, I LOVE YOUR STORY.
  • 00:14:44.573 --> 00:14:45.674
  • MELISSA, I LOVE YOUR STORY.I LOVE THAT GOD SAVED YOU
  • 00:14:45.674 --> 00:14:46.775
  • I LOVE THAT GOD SAVED YOUAND I LOVE THAT GOD HEALED YOU
  • 00:14:46.775 --> 00:14:47.977
  • AND I LOVE THAT GOD HEALED YOUAND HE RESTORED YOU
  • 00:14:47.977 --> 00:14:49.411
  • AND HE RESTORED YOUAND RECONCILED WITH YOU,
  • 00:14:49.411 --> 00:14:50.245
  • AND RECONCILED WITH YOU,WITH YOUR BIRTH MOTHER,
  • 00:14:50.245 --> 00:14:52.548
  • WITH YOUR BIRTH MOTHER,BUT...UM...DON'T TAKE THIS
  • 00:14:52.548 --> 00:14:53.749
  • BUT...UM...DON'T TAKE THISPUBLIC STAND AGAINST
  • 00:14:53.749 --> 00:14:54.283
  • - HOW COULD I NOT WHEN THIS
  • 00:15:00.022 --> 00:15:01.690
  • - HOW COULD I NOT WHEN THISHAS BEEN GOD'S INTENTION FOR ME
  • 00:15:01.690 --> 00:15:02.758
  • HAS BEEN GOD'S INTENTION FOR MEALL ALONG?
  • 00:15:02.758 --> 00:15:05.094
  • ALL ALONG?AND HOW COULD I STAY QUIET
  • 00:15:05.094 --> 00:15:06.929
  • AND HOW COULD I STAY QUIETWHEN I KNOW THAT 3.000 CHILDREN
  • 00:15:06.929 --> 00:15:08.130
  • WHEN I KNOW THAT 3.000 CHILDRENIN OUR COUNTRY ALONE
  • 00:15:08.130 --> 00:15:09.131
  • IN OUR COUNTRY ALONEARE GOING TO LOSE THEIR LIVES
  • 00:15:09.131 --> 00:15:11.400
  • ARE GOING TO LOSE THEIR LIVESTO ABORTION TODAY?
  • 00:15:11.400 --> 00:15:13.702
  • TO ABORTION TODAY?HOW COULD I NOT GO FORWARD?
  • 00:15:13.702 --> 00:15:15.337
  • HOW COULD I NOT GO FORWARD?AND SO, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:15:15.337 --> 00:15:16.638
  • AND SO, YOU KNOW,I THINK THERE'S HOPE TO BE FOUND
  • 00:15:16.638 --> 00:15:17.773
  • I THINK THERE'S HOPE TO BE FOUNDIN THAT BECAUSE EVEN THOUGH
  • 00:15:17.773 --> 00:15:18.974
  • IN THAT BECAUSE EVEN THOUGHTHIS IS MY CALLING,
  • 00:15:18.974 --> 00:15:20.042
  • THIS IS MY CALLING,EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US
  • 00:15:20.042 --> 00:15:21.010
  • EVERY SINGLE ONE OF USCAN DO SOMETHING
  • 00:15:21.010 --> 00:15:22.945
  • CAN DO SOMETHINGJUST LIKE YOU DO SOMETHING
  • 00:15:22.945 --> 00:15:23.846
  • JUST LIKE YOU DO SOMETHINGEVERY SINGLE DAY.
  • 00:15:23.846 --> 00:15:25.481
  • EVERY SINGLE DAY.SO PEOPLE CAN YOU KNOW
  • 00:15:25.481 --> 00:15:26.882
  • SO PEOPLE CAN YOU KNOWWRITE TO THEIR LEGISLATURES
  • 00:15:26.882 --> 00:15:28.984
  • WRITE TO THEIR LEGISLATURESWHETHER IT'S AN URGING TO...
  • 00:15:28.984 --> 00:15:30.152
  • WHETHER IT'S AN URGING TO...FOR THEM TO VOTE FOR LIFE
  • 00:15:30.152 --> 00:15:32.154
  • FOR THEM TO VOTE FOR LIFEOR A SIMPLE THANK YOU.
  • 00:15:32.154 --> 00:15:32.688
  • OR A SIMPLE THANK YOU.SAYING THANK YOU
  • 00:15:32.688 --> 00:15:34.289
  • SAYING THANK YOUFOR DOING SOMETHING FOR LIFE.
  • 00:15:34.289 --> 00:15:36.091
  • FOR DOING SOMETHING FOR LIFE.PEOPLE CAN VOLUNTEER.
  • 00:15:36.091 --> 00:15:37.559
  • PEOPLE CAN VOLUNTEER.YOU KNOW PEOPLE CAN GET INVOLVED
  • 00:15:37.559 --> 00:15:39.361
  • YOU KNOW PEOPLE CAN GET INVOLVEDIN A HEALING MINISTRY.
  • 00:15:39.361 --> 00:15:40.562
  • IN A HEALING MINISTRY.WE CAN COME ALONGSIDE
  • 00:15:40.562 --> 00:15:42.631
  • WE CAN COME ALONGSIDEWOMEN AND MEN IN NEED.
  • 00:15:42.631 --> 00:15:43.999
  • WOMEN AND MEN IN NEED.THERE ARE SO MANY THINGS
  • 00:15:43.999 --> 00:15:46.035
  • THERE ARE SO MANY THINGSTHAT WE CAN DO TO CREATE
  • 00:15:46.035 --> 00:15:46.902
  • THAT WE CAN DO TO CREATEA CULTURE OF LIFE.
  • 00:15:46.902 --> 00:15:48.737
  • A CULTURE OF LIFE.BUT YEAH, I'M IN A SEASON
  • 00:15:48.737 --> 00:15:50.539
  • BUT YEAH, I'M IN A SEASONWHERE GOD HAS SAID,
  • 00:15:50.539 --> 00:15:52.307
  • WHERE GOD HAS SAID,YOU'RE GOING TO GO FORTH
  • 00:15:52.307 --> 00:15:53.509
  • YOU'RE GOING TO GO FORTHAND YOU ARE GOING TO
  • 00:15:53.509 --> 00:15:54.443
  • AND YOU ARE GOING TOSHARE YOUR STORY
  • 00:15:54.443 --> 00:15:56.145
  • SHARE YOUR STORYAND YOU'RE GOING TO HOPEFULLY
  • 00:15:56.145 --> 00:15:57.446
  • AND YOU'RE GOING TO HOPEFULLYURGE PEOPLE,
  • 00:15:57.446 --> 00:15:59.348
  • URGE PEOPLE,ESPECIALLY PEOPLE IN POWER
  • 00:15:59.348 --> 00:16:00.482
  • - AND YOU KNOW I...
  • 00:16:02.117 --> 00:16:03.685
  • - AND YOU KNOW I...I GOT KIND OF EMOTIONAL
  • 00:16:03.685 --> 00:16:04.586
  • I GOT KIND OF EMOTIONALWHEN I WAS SHARING THIS
  • 00:16:04.586 --> 00:16:05.654
  • WHEN I WAS SHARING THISA MINUTE AGO AND I LOST
  • 00:16:05.654 --> 00:16:06.522
  • A MINUTE AGO AND I LOSTMY TRAIN OF THOUGHT,
  • 00:16:06.522 --> 00:16:07.456
  • MY TRAIN OF THOUGHT,BUT ONE OF THE REASONS
  • 00:16:07.456 --> 00:16:08.891
  • BUT ONE OF THE REASONSTHAT I WAS WANTING TO PROMOTE
  • 00:16:08.891 --> 00:16:09.925
  • THAT I WAS WANTING TO PROMOTETHIS PRODUCT IS CAUSE
  • 00:16:09.925 --> 00:16:11.026
  • THIS PRODUCT IS CAUSEONE OF THE INTERVIEWS
  • 00:16:11.026 --> 00:16:13.962
  • THAT WE HAVE A VIDEO WITH MINKA,
  • 00:16:13.962 --> 00:16:15.831
  • SHE MET HER DAUGHTER
  • 00:16:15.831 --> 00:16:17.099
  • THAT WAS GIVEN UP FOR ADOPTION
  • 00:16:17.099 --> 00:16:18.700
  • WHEN SHE WAS 80-SOMETHING
  • 00:16:18.700 --> 00:16:19.301
  • YEARS OLD.
  • 00:16:19.301 --> 00:16:20.836
  • AND HER DAUGHTER HAD A...
  • 00:16:20.836 --> 00:16:21.870
  • AND HER DAUGHTER HAD A...A MEDICAL PROCEDURE
  • 00:16:21.870 --> 00:16:23.005
  • A MEDICAL PROCEDURETHAT SHE NEEDED TO KNOW
  • 00:16:23.005 --> 00:16:25.407
  • THAT SHE NEEDED TO KNOWHER MEDICAL HISTORY
  • 00:16:25.407 --> 00:16:26.675
  • HER MEDICAL HISTORYAND SHE THOUGHT THAT HER MOTHER,
  • 00:16:26.675 --> 00:16:28.110
  • AND SHE THOUGHT THAT HER MOTHER,BIRTH MOTHER WAS PROBABLY DEAD.
  • 00:16:28.110 --> 00:16:29.778
  • BIRTH MOTHER WAS PROBABLY DEAD.WELL ANYWAY, THEY CONNECTED,
  • 00:16:29.778 --> 00:16:30.646
  • WELL ANYWAY, THEY CONNECTED,AND IT TURNED OUT
  • 00:16:30.646 --> 00:16:31.513
  • AND IT TURNED OUTTHAT HER DAUGHTER
  • 00:16:31.513 --> 00:16:33.515
  • THAT HER DAUGHTERTHAT SHE WOULD'VE ABORTED
  • 00:16:33.515 --> 00:16:35.751
  • THAT SHE WOULD'VE ABORTEDHAD THEY HAD ABORTION LEGAL
  • 00:16:35.751 --> 00:16:37.086
  • HAD THEY HAD ABORTION LEGALBACK IN THOSE DAYS,
  • 00:16:37.086 --> 00:16:38.353
  • BACK IN THOSE DAYS,HER DAUGHTER...I FORGET
  • 00:16:38.353 --> 00:16:39.221
  • HER DAUGHTER...I FORGETALL OF THE DETAILS,
  • 00:16:39.221 --> 00:16:41.023
  • ALL OF THE DETAILS,BUT THERE WERE ASTRONAUTS.
  • 00:16:41.023 --> 00:16:42.191
  • BUT THERE WERE ASTRONAUTS.THERE WERE GENERALS.
  • 00:16:42.191 --> 00:16:43.358
  • THERE WERE GENERALS.THERE WERE POLITICIANS.
  • 00:16:43.358 --> 00:16:44.793
  • THERE WERE POLITICIANS.THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT ARE MAKING
  • 00:16:44.793 --> 00:16:46.562
  • THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT ARE MAKINGHUGE CONTRIBUTIONS
  • 00:16:46.562 --> 00:16:47.629
  • HUGE CONTRIBUTIONSTO OUR SOCIETY
  • 00:16:47.629 --> 00:16:49.398
  • TO OUR SOCIETYTHAT WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ALIVE
  • 00:16:49.398 --> 00:16:50.999
  • THAT WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ALIVEIF SHE HAD ABORTED HER.
  • 00:16:50.999 --> 00:16:52.201
  • IF SHE HAD ABORTED HER.AND JUST THINK OF YOUR LIFE,
  • 00:16:52.201 --> 00:16:53.335
  • AND JUST THINK OF YOUR LIFE,YOU WOULDN'T HAVE EXPERIENCED
  • 00:16:53.335 --> 00:16:54.436
  • YOU WOULDN'T HAVE EXPERIENCEDWHAT YOU...YOUR MARRIAGE,
  • 00:16:54.436 --> 00:16:55.404
  • WHAT YOU...YOUR MARRIAGE,YOU HAVE CHILDREN.
  • 00:16:55.404 --> 00:16:56.572
  • YOU HAVE CHILDREN.YOUR CHILDREN, WHO KNOWS
  • 00:16:56.572 --> 00:16:58.340
  • YOUR CHILDREN, WHO KNOWSWHAT THE FUTURE WOULD BE.
  • 00:16:58.340 --> 00:16:59.608
  • WHAT THE FUTURE WOULD BE.AND WHEN A PERSON ABORTS
  • 00:16:59.608 --> 00:17:00.943
  • AND WHEN A PERSON ABORTSTHAT CHILD, THEY ARE ABORTING
  • 00:17:00.943 --> 00:17:02.111
  • - IT DOESN'T JUST IMPACT
  • 00:17:06.882 --> 00:17:07.783
  • - IT DOESN'T JUST IMPACTONE LIFE, RIGHT?
  • 00:17:07.783 --> 00:17:08.650
  • ONE LIFE, RIGHT?OUR CULTURE WOULD EVEN SAY
  • 00:17:08.650 --> 00:17:09.918
  • OUR CULTURE WOULD EVEN SAYIT DOESN'T REALLY IMPACT A LIFE,
  • 00:17:09.918 --> 00:17:10.285
  • IT DOESN'T REALLY IMPACT A LIFE,RIGHT?
  • 00:17:10.285 --> 00:17:11.820
  • RIGHT?WE KNOW IT IMPACTS
  • 00:17:11.820 --> 00:17:12.788
  • WE KNOW IT IMPACTSMULTIPLE LIVES
  • 00:17:12.788 --> 00:17:14.790
  • - WELL IT IMPACTS THOSE WOMEN
  • 00:17:15.791 --> 00:17:16.725
  • - WELL IT IMPACTS THOSE WOMENAND WE MENTIONED THIS
  • 00:17:16.725 --> 00:17:17.860
  • AND WE MENTIONED THISON YESTERDAY'S PROGRAM,
  • 00:17:17.860 --> 00:17:18.927
  • ON YESTERDAY'S PROGRAM,BUT YOU HAVE MET ONLY
  • 00:17:18.927 --> 00:17:20.262
  • BUT YOU HAVE MET ONLYONE OR TWO WOMEN
  • 00:17:20.262 --> 00:17:21.563
  • ONE OR TWO WOMENWHO'VE BEEN THROUGH AN ABORTION
  • 00:17:21.563 --> 00:17:23.899
  • WHO'VE BEEN THROUGH AN ABORTIONTHAT IT DOESN'T DEVASTATE THEM.
  • 00:17:23.899 --> 00:17:25.134
  • THAT IT DOESN'T DEVASTATE THEM.IT IMPACTS THE PERSON
  • 00:17:25.134 --> 00:17:26.135
  • IT IMPACTS THE PERSONWHO DOES IT.
  • 00:17:26.135 --> 00:17:27.836
  • WHO DOES IT.WE AREN'T ANGRY AT PEOPLE
  • 00:17:27.836 --> 00:17:28.904
  • WE AREN'T ANGRY AT PEOPLETHAT GET ABORTION.
  • 00:17:28.904 --> 00:17:30.672
  • THAT GET ABORTION.WE FEEL FOR THEM,
  • 00:17:30.672 --> 00:17:32.274
  • WE FEEL FOR THEM,BUT ALSO YOU...YOU KNOW,
  • 00:17:32.274 --> 00:17:32.875
  • BUT ALSO YOU...YOU KNOW,THEY TALK ABOUT,
  • 00:17:32.875 --> 00:17:34.276
  • THEY TALK ABOUT,WELL WHAT ABOUT A WOMAN'S RIGHT?
  • 00:17:34.276 --> 00:17:35.611
  • WELL WHAT ABOUT A WOMAN'S RIGHT?WELL YOU ARE A WOMAN
  • 00:17:35.611 --> 00:17:36.512
  • - LET'S TALK ABOUT THAT
  • 00:17:38.380 --> 00:17:38.947
  • - LET'S TALK ABOUT THATSHALL WE?
  • 00:17:38.947 --> 00:17:39.715
  • SHALL WE?I MEAN THAT'S...
  • 00:17:39.715 --> 00:17:40.949
  • I MEAN THAT'S...AND THAT'S HONESTLY ONE OF
  • 00:17:40.949 --> 00:17:42.584
  • AND THAT'S HONESTLY ONE OFTHE MOST POWERFUL DISCUSSIONS
  • 00:17:42.584 --> 00:17:44.987
  • THE MOST POWERFUL DISCUSSIONSTHAT I'VE HAD BEFORE CONGRESS.
  • 00:17:44.987 --> 00:17:45.988
  • THAT I'VE HAD BEFORE CONGRESS.A COUPLE OF DIFFERENT TIMES
  • 00:17:45.988 --> 00:17:47.189
  • A COUPLE OF DIFFERENT TIMESIN THE LAST YEAR ALONE
  • 00:17:47.189 --> 00:17:48.724
  • IN THE LAST YEAR ALONEIS TO SAY, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:17:48.724 --> 00:17:51.026
  • IS TO SAY, YOU KNOW,WHERE ARE THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN
  • 00:17:51.026 --> 00:17:53.495
  • WHERE ARE THE RIGHTS OF WOMENLIKE ME WHO SURVIVE ABORTIONS?
  • 00:17:53.495 --> 00:17:54.496
  • LIKE ME WHO SURVIVE ABORTIONS?WHERE ARE THE RIGHTS
  • 00:17:54.496 --> 00:17:55.931
  • WHERE ARE THE RIGHTSOF THE LITTLE GIRLS IN THE WOMB
  • 00:17:55.931 --> 00:17:56.532
  • OF THE LITTLE GIRLS IN THE WOMBWHO ARE GOING TO
  • 00:17:56.532 --> 00:17:58.634
  • WHO ARE GOING TOLOSE THEIR LIVES TODAY?
  • 00:17:58.634 --> 00:17:59.968
  • LOSE THEIR LIVES TODAY?WHERE ARE THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN
  • 00:17:59.968 --> 00:18:00.936
  • WHERE ARE THE RIGHTS OF WOMENLIKE MY BIRTH MOTHER
  • 00:18:00.936 --> 00:18:02.304
  • LIKE MY BIRTH MOTHERWHO ARE FORCED AND COERCED
  • 00:18:02.304 --> 00:18:04.039
  • WHO ARE FORCED AND COERCEDTO HAVE AN ABORTION?
  • 00:18:04.039 --> 00:18:06.341
  • TO HAVE AN ABORTION?YOU KNOW, THIS IS NOT...
  • 00:18:06.341 --> 00:18:07.943
  • YOU KNOW, THIS IS NOT...THIS WAS NEVER ABOUT
  • 00:18:07.943 --> 00:18:09.678
  • THIS WAS NEVER ABOUTA WOMAN'S RIGHT, RIGHT?
  • 00:18:09.678 --> 00:18:12.614
  • A WOMAN'S RIGHT, RIGHT?THAT IS SUCH A FALSE NARRATIVE.
  • 00:18:12.614 --> 00:18:13.415
  • THAT IS SUCH A FALSE NARRATIVE.BUT UNFORTUNATELY,
  • 00:18:13.415 --> 00:18:15.684
  • BUT UNFORTUNATELY,OUR CULTURE HAS REALLY
  • 00:18:15.684 --> 00:18:17.186
  • OUR CULTURE HAS REALLYEMBRACED THAT.
  • 00:18:17.186 --> 00:18:18.287
  • EMBRACED THAT.BUT WE KNOW THAT
  • 00:18:18.287 --> 00:18:19.354
  • BUT WE KNOW THATWHEN THEY HAVE TO COME
  • 00:18:19.354 --> 00:18:21.356
  • WHEN THEY HAVE TO COMEFACE TO FACE WITH A WOMAN
  • 00:18:21.356 --> 00:18:22.991
  • FACE TO FACE WITH A WOMANWHO WAS ABORTED,
  • 00:18:22.991 --> 00:18:24.426
  • WHO WAS ABORTED,THERE IS NO RIGHT IN THIS.
  • 00:18:24.426 --> 00:18:24.860
  • THERE IS NO RIGHT IN THIS.BECAUSE WITHOUT
  • 00:18:24.860 --> 00:18:25.561
  • BECAUSE WITHOUTTHE RIGHT TO LIFE
  • 00:18:25.561 --> 00:18:28.063
  • - AND YOU KNOW
  • 00:18:28.997 --> 00:18:29.698
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS,
  • 00:18:29.698 --> 00:18:30.432
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS,THE LOVE OF MONEY
  • 00:18:30.432 --> 00:18:31.567
  • THE LOVE OF MONEYIS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL,
  • 00:18:31.567 --> 00:18:34.336
  • IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL,AND ABORTION IS A MONEY DEAL.
  • 00:18:34.336 --> 00:18:36.972
  • THEY'RE SELLING BABY PARTS
  • 00:18:36.972 --> 00:18:39.074
  • THEY'RE SELLING BABY PARTSMAKING HUGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY
  • 00:18:39.074 --> 00:18:39.608
  • MAKING HUGE AMOUNTS OF MONEYOFF OF IT.
  • 00:18:39.608 --> 00:18:40.809
  • OFF OF IT.YOU WERE EVEN TELLING ME
  • 00:18:40.809 --> 00:18:41.643
  • YOU WERE EVEN TELLING MEBEFORE WE CAME OUT
  • 00:18:41.643 --> 00:18:43.045
  • BEFORE WE CAME OUTFOR THE PROGRAM
  • 00:18:43.045 --> 00:18:44.746
  • FOR THE PROGRAMTHAT SOMETIMES AN ABORTIONIST
  • 00:18:44.746 --> 00:18:47.282
  • THAT SOMETIMES AN ABORTIONISTIF THEY FIND OUT THAT IT'S TWINS
  • 00:18:47.282 --> 00:18:48.550
  • - MM-HMM.
  • 00:18:50.452 --> 00:18:51.687
  • - MM-HMM.WELL IN LATE-TERM ABORTIONS
  • 00:18:51.687 --> 00:18:53.088
  • WELL IN LATE-TERM ABORTIONSIN PARTICULAR,
  • 00:18:53.088 --> 00:18:55.958
  • IN PARTICULAR,THEY'RE A HUGE MONEY-MAKER,
  • 00:18:55.958 --> 00:18:56.291
  • - SO YOU GET MORE MONEY
  • 00:18:57.593 --> 00:18:58.894
  • - YOU DO.
  • 00:18:59.728 --> 00:19:00.295
  • - YOU DO.I MEAN THE NUMBER
  • 00:19:00.295 --> 00:19:01.563
  • I MEAN THE NUMBERIS ASTRONOMICAL.
  • 00:19:01.563 --> 00:19:03.465
  • IS ASTRONOMICAL.ADD A FEW ZEROS BEHIND ANYTHING
  • 00:19:03.465 --> 00:19:04.967
  • ADD A FEW ZEROS BEHIND ANYTHINGTHAT YOU'RE THINKING.
  • 00:19:04.967 --> 00:19:07.169
  • THAT YOU'RE THINKING.IT'S HEARTBREAKING.
  • 00:19:07.169 --> 00:19:08.604
  • IT'S HEARTBREAKING.I...MY HEART GOES OUT
  • 00:19:08.604 --> 00:19:09.938
  • I...MY HEART GOES OUTTO ANYBODY WHO'S IN...
  • 00:19:09.938 --> 00:19:10.706
  • TO ANYBODY WHO'S IN...IN THAT POSITION
  • 00:19:10.706 --> 00:19:11.740
  • IN THAT POSITIONAND SOMEHOW THINKS
  • 00:19:11.740 --> 00:19:12.808
  • AND SOMEHOW THINKSTHAT A...AN ABORTION
  • 00:19:12.808 --> 00:19:15.110
  • THAT A...AN ABORTIONIS THE SOLUTION TO WHATEVER
  • 00:19:15.110 --> 00:19:15.844
  • IS THE SOLUTION TO WHATEVERTHEY ARE FACING.
  • 00:19:15.844 --> 00:19:17.512
  • THEY ARE FACING.OR TYPICALLY THEY'RE TOLD
  • 00:19:17.512 --> 00:19:18.714
  • OR TYPICALLY THEY'RE TOLDAT THAT POINT THAT THEIR CHILD
  • 00:19:18.714 --> 00:19:19.748
  • AT THAT POINT THAT THEIR CHILDHAS A HEALTH ISSUE
  • 00:19:19.748 --> 00:19:21.083
  • HAS A HEALTH ISSUEAND, YOU KNOW, SOMEHOW
  • 00:19:21.083 --> 00:19:22.417
  • AND, YOU KNOW, SOMEHOWIT'S THE COMPASSIONATE THING
  • 00:19:22.417 --> 00:19:24.920
  • IT'S THE COMPASSIONATE THINGTO HAVE A LATE-TERM ABORTION,
  • 00:19:24.920 --> 00:19:25.587
  • TO HAVE A LATE-TERM ABORTION,BUT I CAN TELL YOU
  • 00:19:25.587 --> 00:19:26.855
  • BUT I CAN TELL YOUAS THE MOTHER OF A CHILD
  • 00:19:26.855 --> 00:19:29.725
  • AS THE MOTHER OF A CHILDWITH COMPLEX MEDICAL NEEDS,
  • 00:19:29.725 --> 00:19:31.727
  • WITH COMPLEX MEDICAL NEEDS,MY CHILD IS A BLESSING
  • 00:19:31.727 --> 00:19:34.830
  • MY CHILD IS A BLESSINGAND A GIFT...
  • 00:19:34.830 --> 00:19:35.530
  • AND A GIFT...AND EVERY CHILD
  • 00:19:35.530 --> 00:19:36.431
  • - AND JUST TO KILL A CHILD
  • 00:19:38.533 --> 00:19:39.167
  • - AND JUST TO KILL A CHILDBECAUSE YOU THINK
  • 00:19:39.167 --> 00:19:40.435
  • BECAUSE YOU THINKTHAT THEY MAY HAVE SOMETHING.
  • 00:19:40.435 --> 00:19:40.869
  • - THERE'S NOTHING...
  • 00:19:41.670 --> 00:19:42.704
  • - NO.
  • 00:19:43.805 --> 00:19:44.439
  • - NO.THAT'S TERRIBLE.
  • 00:19:44.439 --> 00:19:45.507
  • THAT'S TERRIBLE.WE'VE GOT A...
  • 00:19:45.507 --> 00:19:46.375
  • WE'VE GOT A...WE'VE GOT A TESTIMONY
  • 00:19:46.375 --> 00:19:48.043
  • WE'VE GOT A TESTIMONYOF THE PEOPLE, THE TROVERS
  • 00:19:48.043 --> 00:19:49.111
  • THAT THEIR BABY HAD
  • 00:19:49.111 --> 00:19:50.412
  • OUT OF 21 MARKERS
  • 00:19:50.412 --> 00:19:51.346
  • FOR DOWN SYNDROME,
  • 00:19:51.346 --> 00:19:53.815
  • THEY HAD 20 OF THE MARKERS
  • 00:19:53.815 --> 00:19:54.883
  • IN THE WOMB,
  • 00:19:54.883 --> 00:19:56.385
  • AND THEY JUST STOOD AND BELIEVED
  • 00:19:56.385 --> 00:19:57.519
  • AND THAT BABY WAS BORN
  • 00:19:57.519 --> 00:19:59.054
  • PERFECTLY HEALTHY.
  • 00:19:59.054 --> 00:19:59.988
  • AND SO PRAISE GOD.
  • 00:19:59.988 --> 00:20:01.256
  • AND SO PRAISE GOD.IT... IT IS...
  • 00:20:01.256 --> 00:20:02.491
  • IT... IT IS...EVEN IF A CHILD WAS BORN
  • 00:20:02.491 --> 00:20:03.425
  • EVEN IF A CHILD WAS BORNWITH DOWN SYNDROME
  • 00:20:03.425 --> 00:20:04.426
  • WITH DOWN SYNDROMETHAT DOES NOT MAKE THEM
  • 00:20:04.426 --> 00:20:06.361
  • THAT DOES NOT MAKE THEMLESS OF A HUMAN AND NOT A RIGHT
  • 00:20:06.361 --> 00:20:07.629
  • LESS OF A HUMAN AND NOT A RIGHTFOR US TO KILL THEM.
  • 00:20:07.629 --> 00:20:08.363
  • FOR US TO KILL THEM.WELL, REAL QUICKLY,
  • 00:20:08.363 --> 00:20:09.197
  • WELL, REAL QUICKLY,WE'VE ONLY GOT ABOUT
  • 00:20:09.197 --> 00:20:10.132
  • WE'VE ONLY GOT ABOUTTWO OR THREE MINUTES.
  • 00:20:10.132 --> 00:20:12.200
  • TWO OR THREE MINUTES.COULD YOU ADDRESS, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:20:12.200 --> 00:20:12.734
  • COULD YOU ADDRESS, YOU KNOW,LOTS OF TIMES
  • 00:20:12.734 --> 00:20:14.303
  • LOTS OF TIMESWHEN YOU TALK AGAINST ABORTION
  • 00:20:14.303 --> 00:20:14.870
  • WHEN YOU TALK AGAINST ABORTIONPEOPLE WILL SAY,
  • 00:20:14.870 --> 00:20:15.904
  • PEOPLE WILL SAY,BUT WHAT ABOUT RAPE?
  • 00:20:15.904 --> 00:20:16.538
  • - THE HARD CASES, RIGHT?
  • 00:20:20.909 --> 00:20:21.910
  • - THE HARD CASES, RIGHT?WHAT OUR CULTURE WOULD SAY
  • 00:20:21.910 --> 00:20:23.345
  • WHAT OUR CULTURE WOULD SAYTHAT'S...THAT'S WHY WE NEED
  • 00:20:23.345 --> 00:20:25.180
  • THAT'S...THAT'S WHY WE NEEDTO HAVE ABORTION.
  • 00:20:25.180 --> 00:20:27.382
  • TO HAVE ABORTION.THE REALITY IS THOSE HARD CASES
  • 00:20:27.382 --> 00:20:28.784
  • THE REALITY IS THOSE HARD CASESARE ONLY ABOUT 1%,
  • 00:20:28.784 --> 00:20:29.951
  • ARE ONLY ABOUT 1%,SO RAPE, INCEST,
  • 00:20:29.951 --> 00:20:30.719
  • - THEY MAKE A BIG DEAL
  • 00:20:32.054 --> 00:20:32.988
  • - THEY MAKE A BIG DEALOUT OF IT AND IT'S REALLY
  • 00:20:32.988 --> 00:20:34.022
  • - IT IS A VERY MINUTE NUMBER,
  • 00:20:36.091 --> 00:20:36.858
  • - IT IS A VERY MINUTE NUMBER,AND OF COURSE,
  • 00:20:36.858 --> 00:20:39.728
  • AND OF COURSE,THEN WE ALWAYS HAVE TO BE CLEAR
  • 00:20:39.728 --> 00:20:40.495
  • THEN WE ALWAYS HAVE TO BE CLEARTHAT THOSE LIVES
  • 00:20:40.495 --> 00:20:42.097
  • THAT THOSE LIVESSTILL HAVE MEANING AND PURPOSE
  • 00:20:42.097 --> 00:20:43.465
  • STILL HAVE MEANING AND PURPOSENO MATTER THE CIRCUMSTANCES
  • 00:20:43.465 --> 00:20:44.166
  • - THEY TALK ABOUT
  • 00:20:45.200 --> 00:20:46.702
  • - THEY TALK ABOUTTHE INCONVENIENCE TO THE MOTHER,
  • 00:20:46.702 --> 00:20:47.569
  • THE INCONVENIENCE TO THE MOTHER,BUT THE CHILD...
  • 00:20:47.569 --> 00:20:49.204
  • BUT THE CHILD...THEY AREN'T GUILTY OF ANYTHING
  • 00:20:49.204 --> 00:20:50.672
  • THEY AREN'T GUILTY OF ANYTHINGAND TO KILL THE CHILD
  • 00:20:50.672 --> 00:20:52.407
  • AND TO KILL THE CHILDBECAUSE THEY WERE CONCEIVED
  • 00:20:52.407 --> 00:20:54.142
  • BECAUSE THEY WERE CONCEIVEDIN RAPE OR INCEST,
  • 00:20:54.142 --> 00:20:56.011
  • - ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:20:56.812 --> 00:20:58.714
  • - ABSOLUTELY.AND SOME PEOPLE I THINK
  • 00:20:58.714 --> 00:20:59.781
  • AND SOME PEOPLE I THINKHAVE GOOD INTENTIONS, RIGHT?
  • 00:20:59.781 --> 00:21:00.515
  • HAVE GOOD INTENTIONS, RIGHT?PEOPLE WILL SAY,
  • 00:21:00.515 --> 00:21:01.383
  • PEOPLE WILL SAY,WELL I DON'T WANT TO SEE
  • 00:21:01.383 --> 00:21:02.818
  • WELL I DON'T WANT TO SEEA WOMAN SUFFER.
  • 00:21:02.818 --> 00:21:04.219
  • A WOMAN SUFFER.WELL, THEY DON'T ACKNOWLEDGE
  • 00:21:04.219 --> 00:21:05.287
  • WELL, THEY DON'T ACKNOWLEDGETHE FACT THAT ABORTION
  • 00:21:05.287 --> 00:21:07.356
  • THE FACT THAT ABORTIONCAUSES SUFFERING FOR THAT WOMAN
  • 00:21:07.356 --> 00:21:08.156
  • CAUSES SUFFERING FOR THAT WOMANAND OF COURSE,
  • 00:21:08.156 --> 00:21:09.424
  • AND OF COURSE,ABORTION CAUSES SUFFERING
  • 00:21:09.424 --> 00:21:10.292
  • ABORTION CAUSES SUFFERINGFOR THE CHILD.
  • 00:21:10.292 --> 00:21:11.760
  • FOR THE CHILD.SO, I WOULD REALLY ENCOURAGE
  • 00:21:11.760 --> 00:21:13.562
  • SO, I WOULD REALLY ENCOURAGEPEOPLE TO VISIT A WEB SITE
  • 00:21:13.562 --> 00:21:14.396
  • THAT IS FORMED BY A FRIEND
  • 00:21:16.732 --> 00:21:17.999
  • OF MINE, REBECCA KIESSLING,
  • 00:21:17.999 --> 00:21:19.701
  • WHERE THEY SHARE THEIR STORIES
  • 00:21:19.701 --> 00:21:22.170
  • OF BEING THAT 1%
  • 00:21:22.170 --> 00:21:23.772
  • OF BEING THAT 1%THAT IS KIND OF TOUTED
  • 00:21:23.772 --> 00:21:24.506
  • THAT IS KIND OF TOUTEDAS BEING THE REASON
  • 00:21:24.506 --> 00:21:25.607
  • - WELL, AGAIN,
  • 00:21:26.441 --> 00:21:27.609
  • - WELL, AGAIN,WOULD YOU ADVERTISE THE BOOK
  • 00:21:27.609 --> 00:21:28.510
  • WOULD YOU ADVERTISE THE BOOKTHAT YOU HAVE WRITTEN?
  • 00:21:28.510 --> 00:21:29.444
  • THAT YOU HAVE WRITTEN?AND YOUR...DO YOU HAVE
  • 00:21:29.444 --> 00:21:30.278
  • AND YOUR...DO YOU HAVEA WEB SITE OR WAY
  • 00:21:30.278 --> 00:21:31.213
  • A WEB SITE OR WAYTHAT THEY CAN GET IN TOUCH
  • 00:21:31.213 --> 00:21:31.613
  • - SO YOU CARRIED ME,
  • 00:21:32.547 --> 00:21:33.281
  • - SO YOU CARRIED ME,A DAUGHTER'S MEMOIR,
  • 00:21:33.281 --> 00:21:34.850
  • A DAUGHTER'S MEMOIR,IS MY BOOK.
  • 00:21:34.850 --> 00:21:35.584
  • IS MY BOOK.PEOPLE CAN FIND IT
  • 00:21:35.584 --> 00:21:36.418
  • PEOPLE CAN FIND ITON MY WEB SITE.
  • 00:21:36.418 --> 00:21:38.887
  • ON MY WEB SITE.IT'S MELISSA OHDEN, O-H-D-E-N,
  • 00:21:38.887 --> 00:21:41.356
  • IT'S MELISSA OHDEN, O-H-D-E-N,DOT-COM, AND WE'RE WORKING
  • 00:21:41.356 --> 00:21:42.824
  • DOT-COM, AND WE'RE WORKINGON SOME REALLY GREAT PROJECTS
  • 00:21:42.824 --> 00:21:43.592
  • ON SOME REALLY GREAT PROJECTSTHROUGH THE ABORTION
  • 00:21:43.592 --> 00:21:45.627
  • THROUGH THE ABORTIONSURVIVORS NETWORK.
  • 00:21:45.627 --> 00:21:46.528
  • SURVIVORS NETWORK.EVEN THOUGH MOST PEOPLE
  • 00:21:46.528 --> 00:21:48.263
  • EVEN THOUGH MOST PEOPLEARE PRIVATE, A LOT OF PEOPLE
  • 00:21:48.263 --> 00:21:49.998
  • ARE PRIVATE, A LOT OF PEOPLEARE STARTING TO FIND HEALING
  • 00:21:49.998 --> 00:21:52.100
  • ARE STARTING TO FIND HEALINGAND WE'RE STARTING TO SHARE
  • 00:21:52.100 --> 00:21:52.734
  • AND WE'RE STARTING TO SHAREMORE STORIES.
  • 00:21:52.734 --> 00:21:54.369
  • MORE STORIES.YOU'RE GOING TO SEE MORE FACES
  • 00:21:54.369 --> 00:21:55.604
  • YOU'RE GOING TO SEE MORE FACESLIKE MINE VERY SOON.
  • 00:21:55.604 --> 00:21:56.638
  • LIKE MINE VERY SOON.SO THERE IS A LINK
  • 00:21:56.638 --> 00:21:57.706
  • SO THERE IS A LINKON MY WEB SITE
  • 00:21:57.706 --> 00:21:58.907
  • - AND GOD IS USING MELISSA
  • 00:22:00.842 --> 00:22:02.444
  • - AND GOD IS USING MELISSAIN A BIG WAY TO STAND UP
  • 00:22:02.444 --> 00:22:03.412
  • IN A BIG WAY TO STAND UPFOR LIFE
  • 00:22:03.412 --> 00:22:04.446
  • FOR LIFEAND THEY HAVE SOME THINGS
  • 00:22:04.446 --> 00:22:05.714
  • AND THEY HAVE SOME THINGSTHAT WE HAVEN'T GOT THE FREEDOM
  • 00:22:05.714 --> 00:22:07.282
  • THAT WE HAVEN'T GOT THE FREEDOMTO TELL YOU, BUT IT COULD COST
  • 00:22:07.282 --> 00:22:08.850
  • TO TELL YOU, BUT IT COULD COSTA LOT OF MONEY AND...
  • 00:22:08.850 --> 00:22:10.285
  • A LOT OF MONEY AND...AND THAT YOU CAN SUPPORT HER
  • 00:22:10.285 --> 00:22:12.287
  • AND THAT YOU CAN SUPPORT HERAND HELP HER IN WHAT SHE'S DOING
  • 00:22:12.287 --> 00:22:13.021
  • AND HELP HER IN WHAT SHE'S DOINGAND I TELL YOU WHAT,
  • 00:22:13.021 --> 00:22:14.055
  • AND I TELL YOU WHAT,WE'RE JUST PUTTING
  • 00:22:14.055 --> 00:22:16.558
  • WE'RE JUST PUTTINGTHIS ABORTION ISSUE IN FRONT
  • 00:22:16.558 --> 00:22:17.692
  • THIS ABORTION ISSUE IN FRONTOF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC
  • 00:22:17.692 --> 00:22:18.827
  • - I BELIEVE WE ARE GOING TO
  • 00:22:21.430 --> 00:22:23.598
  • - I BELIEVE WE ARE GOING TOSEE AN END OF LEGALIZED ABORTION
  • 00:22:23.598 --> 00:22:24.166
  • - AND YOU'RE A BIG PART OF IT.
  • 00:22:28.103 --> 00:22:29.371
  • - AND YOU'RE A BIG PART OF IT.THAT'S AWESOME.
  • 00:22:29.371 --> 00:22:30.672
  • THAT'S AWESOME.SO, MAN, PRAISE GOD
  • 00:22:30.672 --> 00:22:31.406
  • SO, MAN, PRAISE GODTHAT YOU'VE JOINED US.
  • 00:22:31.406 --> 00:22:33.708
  • THAT YOU'VE JOINED US.AGAIN, LET ME JUST ADVERTISE
  • 00:22:33.708 --> 00:22:35.210
  • AGAIN, LET ME JUST ADVERTISETHAT WE HAVE IN THIS.
  • 00:22:35.210 --> 00:22:36.745
  • THAT WE HAVE IN THIS.THERE IS A USB IN HERE
  • 00:22:36.745 --> 00:22:38.613
  • THERE IS A USB IN HEREAND WE HAVE THE STORY
  • 00:22:38.613 --> 00:22:40.515
  • OF MARJORIE DANNENFELSER;
  • 00:22:40.515 --> 00:22:41.750
  • CONNIE WEISKOPF;
  • 00:22:41.750 --> 00:22:42.851
  • OF COURSE, WE'VE GOT MELISSA,
  • 00:22:42.851 --> 00:22:43.718
  • OF COURSE, WE'VE GOT MELISSA,HER TESTIMONY
  • 00:22:43.718 --> 00:22:44.286
  • FROM FOUR OR FIVE YEARS AGO
  • 00:22:44.286 --> 00:22:46.221
  • FROM FOUR OR FIVE YEARS AGOPLUS THIS ONE.
  • 00:22:46.221 --> 00:22:47.489
  • PLUS THIS ONE.WE'VE GOT EILEEN SMITH
  • 00:22:47.489 --> 00:22:48.723
  • WE'VE GOT EILEEN SMITHWHOSE DAUGHTER DIED
  • 00:22:48.723 --> 00:22:50.459
  • WHOSE DAUGHTER DIEDDURING AN ABORTION
  • 00:22:50.459 --> 00:22:52.194
  • DURING AN ABORTIONAND IT WAS HIDDEN FROM HER.
  • 00:22:52.194 --> 00:22:53.662
  • AND IT WAS HIDDEN FROM HER.CARRIE FISCHER WHO SURVIVED
  • 00:22:53.662 --> 00:22:54.362
  • CARRIE FISCHER WHO SURVIVEDAN ABORTION.
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  • - WELL, I AM MINKA DISBROW.
  • 00:24:07.235 --> 00:24:11.506
  • - WELL, I AM MINKA DISBROW.I WAS BORN ON NOVEMBER 10, 1911
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  • I WAS BORN ON NOVEMBER 10, 1911SO I WILL BE 102 THIS YEAR
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  • SO I WILL BE 102 THIS YEARIN NOVEMBER.
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  • IN NOVEMBER.I LOST MY FATHER
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  • I LOST MY FATHERWHEN I WAS A YEAR AND A HALF
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  • WHEN I WAS A YEAR AND A HALFAND RAISED BY MY MOTHER.
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  • AND RAISED BY MY MOTHER.ANOTHER GIRL AND I...
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  • ANOTHER GIRL AND I...WE WALKED WHERE THEY SAID
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  • WE WALKED WHERE THEY SAIDIT WAS A SKATING RINK
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  • IT WAS A SKATING RINKBUT I DON'T REMEMBER A THING
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  • BUT I DON'T REMEMBER A THINGOF THE SKATING RINK
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  • OF THE SKATING RINKBUT ANYHOW,
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  • BUT ANYHOW,AS WE WERE COMING BACK,
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  • AS WE WERE COMING BACK,THREE MEN APPROACHED US
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  • THREE MEN APPROACHED USAND BOTH HER AND I WERE RAPED.
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  • AND BOTH HER AND I WERE RAPED.WELL PRETTY SOON OF COURSE
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  • WELL PRETTY SOON OF COURSEMY MOTHER COULD SEE
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  • MY MOTHER COULD SEETHAT SOMETHING WAS WRONG
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  • THAT SOMETHING WAS WRONGAND SHE TOOK ME TO THE PASTOR
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  • AND SHE TOOK ME TO THE PASTORAND THEY DECIDED THAT
  • 00:24:51.947 --> 00:24:54.282
  • AND THEY DECIDED THATI SHOULD GO INTO THIS HOME
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  • I SHOULD GO INTO THIS HOMEFOR GIRLS
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  • FOR GIRLSAND ADOPT THE BABY OUT.
  • 00:24:57.986 --> 00:24:59.621
  • AND ADOPT THE BABY OUT.THEY TOLD ME THAT SHE WOULD BE
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  • THEY TOLD ME THAT SHE WOULD BEADOPTED OUT TO A PASTOR...
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  • ADOPTED OUT TO A PASTOR...THAT HE WAS A LUTHERAN PASTOR
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  • THAT HE WAS A LUTHERAN PASTORAND EVANGELIST
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  • AND EVANGELISTAND THAT BABY WOULD HAVE
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  • - AFTER GIVING UP HER DAUGHTER
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  • - AFTER GIVING UP HER DAUGHTERFOR ADOPTION,
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  • FOR ADOPTION,MINKA WENT ON WITH HER LIFE.
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  • MINKA WENT ON WITH HER LIFE.SHE OFTEN LONGED TO KNOW
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  • SHE OFTEN LONGED TO KNOWWHAT BECAME OF THE BABY
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  • WHAT BECAME OF THE BABYSHE GAVE UP
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  • SHE GAVE UPBUT HAD LITTLE HOPE
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  • BUT HAD LITTLE HOPEUNTIL ONE AMAZING DAY
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  • - ON JULY 2ND,
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  • - ON JULY 2ND,MY TELEPHONE RANG
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  • MY TELEPHONE RANGAND A LADY'S VOICE SAYS
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  • AND A LADY'S VOICE SAYSI'M LOOKING FOR MINKA B. DISBROW
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  • I'M LOOKING FOR MINKA B. DISBROWAND IT'S VERY IMPORTANT.
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  • AND IT'S VERY IMPORTANT.SO THEN SHE TOLD ME
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  • SO THEN SHE TOLD METHAT SHE HAD SIX CHILDREN
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  • THAT SHE HAD SIX CHILDRENAND I JUST OH...
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  • AND I JUST OH...THEN SHE SAID THEN MY SON IS
  • 00:25:45.300 --> 00:25:47.102
  • THEN SHE SAID THEN MY SON ISAN ASTRONAUT
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  • AN ASTRONAUTAND HE'S BEEN UP FOUR TIMES
  • 00:25:49.037 --> 00:25:50.138
  • AND HE'S BEEN UP FOUR TIMESAND HE'S THE ONE THAT TOOK
  • 00:25:50.138 --> 00:25:53.808
  • AND HE'S THE ONE THAT TOOKTHE JAPANESE SCIENTISTS UP.
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  • THE JAPANESE SCIENTISTS UP.LOOK AT THE JOY THAT CAME BACK
  • 00:25:55.577 --> 00:25:57.245
  • LOOK AT THE JOY THAT CAME BACKINTO MY LIFE
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  • INTO MY LIFEWHEN THAT FAMILY CAME DOWN...
  • 00:25:59.447 --> 00:26:01.249
  • WHEN THAT FAMILY CAME DOWN...CAME BACK INTO MY LIFE.
  • 00:26:01.249 --> 00:26:02.951
  • - MINKA SAW GOD TURN
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  • - MINKA SAW GOD TURNA TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCE
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  • A TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCEINTO A LOVING
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  • INTO A LOVINGAND SUCCESSFUL FAMILY.
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  • AND SUCCESSFUL FAMILY.TODAY SHE VOLUNTEERS
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  • TODAY SHE VOLUNTEERSAT A PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTER
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  • AT A PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERIN SAN CLEMENTE, CALIFORNIA.
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  • IN SAN CLEMENTE, CALIFORNIA.MINKA HELPS YOUNG GIRLS
  • 00:26:17.198 --> 00:26:18.933
  • MINKA HELPS YOUNG GIRLSIN SIMILAR CIRCUMSTANCES
  • 00:26:18.933 --> 00:26:20.769
  • IN SIMILAR CIRCUMSTANCESMAKE THE RIGHT DECISIONS
  • 00:26:20.769 --> 00:26:21.569
  • MAKE THE RIGHT DECISIONSTHROUGH THE POWER
  • 00:26:21.569 --> 00:26:22.303
  • - AND SO THIS IS WHAT I TELL
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  • - AND SO THIS IS WHAT I TELLGIRLS AND YOUNG PEOPLE,
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  • GIRLS AND YOUNG PEOPLE,SAVE YOUR BABY,
  • 00:26:32.047 --> 00:26:33.915
  • SAVE YOUR BABY,AND IF YOU CAN'T AFFORD
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  • AND IF YOU CAN'T AFFORDTO AFFORD...
  • 00:26:35.250 --> 00:26:37.018
  • TO AFFORD...OR GET MARRIED TO THE MAN...
  • 00:26:37.018 --> 00:26:39.821
  • OR GET MARRIED TO THE MAN...THE FATHER OF THE BABY,
  • 00:26:39.821 --> 00:26:41.222
  • THE FATHER OF THE BABY,- ADOPT THE BABY OUT!
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  • ♪ MUSIC
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  • - I MET MINKA SIX YEARS AGO.
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  • - I MET MINKA SIX YEARS AGO.FOR SIX YEARS WITHOUT FAIL
  • 00:26:53.868 --> 00:26:55.870
  • FOR SIX YEARS WITHOUT FAILMINKA CAME AND PRAYED
  • 00:26:55.870 --> 00:26:57.872
  • MINKA CAME AND PRAYEDAND HER TESTIMONY IS...
  • 00:26:57.872 --> 00:26:59.340
  • AND HER TESTIMONY IS...IS BEAUTIFUL!
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  • IS BEAUTIFUL!WE SHARE HER STORY WITH GIRLS
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  • WE SHARE HER STORY WITH GIRLSTHAT ARE CONTEMPLATING
  • 00:27:03.411 --> 00:27:04.379
  • THAT ARE CONTEMPLATINGTHE CHOICES THAT THEY HAVE
  • 00:27:04.379 --> 00:27:05.980
  • THE CHOICES THAT THEY HAVEBECAUSE THEY DO HAVE A CHOICE
  • 00:27:05.980 --> 00:27:07.348
  • BECAUSE THEY DO HAVE A CHOICEWHEN THERE'S THAT OPPORTUNITY
  • 00:27:07.348 --> 00:27:11.853
  • WHEN THERE'S THAT OPPORTUNITYTO SHARE THAT LIFE IS POSSIBLE
  • 00:27:11.853 --> 00:27:13.221
  • TO SHARE THAT LIFE IS POSSIBLEAND THAT PLACING A CHILD FOR
  • 00:27:13.221 --> 00:27:16.424
  • AND THAT PLACING A CHILD FORADOPTION IS A BEAUTIFUL OPTION
  • 00:27:16.424 --> 00:27:18.293
  • ADOPTION IS A BEAUTIFUL OPTIONAND THEY HEAR ABOUT MINKA.
  • 00:27:18.293 --> 00:27:20.361
  • AND THEY HEAR ABOUT MINKA.THEY'RE REALLY INSPIRED
  • 00:27:20.361 --> 00:27:21.029
  • - I'M MINKA DISBROW
  • 00:27:24.666 --> 00:27:27.268
  • - I'M MINKA DISBROWAND I'M 101
  • 00:27:27.268 --> 00:27:29.010
  • AND I'M 101- AND I CHOSE LIFE!
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  • ♪ MUSIC
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