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Young artist hanged herself after grief of aborting her twins
Daily Mail ^ | 22nd February 2008 | Beth Hale

Posted on 02/23/2008 7:43:48 PM PST by Lorianne

A talented artist hanged herself because she was overcome with grief after aborting her twins, an inquest heard yesterday. Emma Beck, 30, left a note saying: "Living is hell for me. I should never have had an abortion.

"I see now I would have been a good mum. I told everyone I didn't want to do it, even at the hospital."

"I was frightened, now it is too late. I died when my babies died.

"I want to be with my babies - they need me, no one else does."

Yesterday an inquest heard that in the run-up to the termination Miss Beck discussed it with her GP, who described her as "extremely vulnerable". She missed one hospital appointment and cancelled another before finally seeing a doctor at Treliske hospital in Truro, Cornwall.

But the counsellor at the unplanned pregnancy clinic was on holiday, so the doctor gave her the number of a "telephone pregnancy counselling service". Eight days later, in September 2006, the same doctor performed the termination.

In February the following year, the night before her 31st birthday, Miss Beck hanged herself at her home in Helston.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: abortion; depression; postabortivewomen; prolife; suicide; twins

1 posted on 02/23/2008 7:43:50 PM PST by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

Horrible story...


2 posted on 02/23/2008 7:45:20 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Lorianne
this stuff isn't supposed to get out. wait until the slander machine gets going on it.

god rest her and her twins' souls.

3 posted on 02/23/2008 7:45:46 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (the model prescribes the required behavior. disincentives ensure compliance.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

I mean God rest her and her twins’ souls.


4 posted on 02/23/2008 7:46:42 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (the model prescribes the required behavior. disincentives ensure compliance.)
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To: Lorianne

More: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1974946/posts


5 posted on 02/23/2008 7:47:06 PM PST by DB
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To: Lorianne

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1974946/posts


6 posted on 02/23/2008 7:48:14 PM PST by fetal heart beats by 21st day (Defending human life is not a federalist issue. It is the business of all of humanity.)
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To: Lorianne

So very very tragic both for the babies and for this young woman....

They never warn women of the emotional/mental/spriritual damage abortion does to them....

Yet those who are “prochoice” NEVER ACKNOWLEDGE THE TERRIBLE HARM DONE TO THE MOTHER by abortion.....NEVER.


7 posted on 02/23/2008 7:50:16 PM PST by Freedom'sWorthIt
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To: Lorianne

God, be merciful.


8 posted on 02/23/2008 7:52:26 PM PST by onedoug
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To: fetal heart beats by 21st day; DB; Lorianne
Geez guys, the first one was only posted at 6 something in the morning EST.
9 posted on 02/23/2008 7:54:37 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom
I wasn’t complaining.

I was simply providing a link to more about the same story.

10 posted on 02/23/2008 7:58:15 PM PST by DB
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To: metmom

First I heard of this report. BTW, I was sound asleep at 5 am CST.


11 posted on 02/23/2008 7:58:17 PM PST by Kirkwood
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To: metmom

ok. There were some pretty thoughtful, and not so thoughtful, comments there. You might like to read them. Lots of suffering is being ignored by the “professionals.”
Night.


12 posted on 02/23/2008 7:58:59 PM PST by fetal heart beats by 21st day (Defending human life is not a federalist issue. It is the business of all of humanity.)
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To: fetal heart beats by 21st day

May God have Mercy on her as she was not of right mind when she committed the final act...Reading this you can feel real remorse and love for her twins...Poor dear mom...


13 posted on 02/23/2008 8:04:13 PM PST by billmor (God Bless Out Troops and Gold Star moms and dads)
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To: Lorianne

:(


14 posted on 02/23/2008 8:05:21 PM PST by kajingawd (Humans share 50.6% of their DNA with bananas...most my friends are bananas)
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To: Lorianne; DB; Freedom'sWorthIt

From the more detailed article linked at post #5, per her general practice physician: “She had a long history of anxiety and depression.”

This unfortunate young woman had serious psychological problems long before she had an abortion, and those problems were most likely what caused her to have an abortion she didn’t want just because her boyfriend said he didn’t want the babies. And also most likely what caused her to take up with such a self-centered young man in the first place.


15 posted on 02/23/2008 8:16:46 PM PST by GovernmentShrinker
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To: metmom; TigersEye

Very sad. Prayers for her & her twins.


16 posted on 02/23/2008 8:17:02 PM PST by pandoraou812 (Out, damned spot......OUT)
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To: pandoraou812

I had a natural miscarriage many years ago, and it devastated me. I heard a baby crying (in my sleep) every night for years. And I couldn’t do a thing to comfort that child; I couldn’t feed him, rock him, sing to him, or even hold him. I cannot understand how a woman could deliberately chose to abort a life within her.


17 posted on 02/23/2008 8:35:25 PM PST by yorkie
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To: yorkie

I don’t know either ...hugs Pandy


18 posted on 02/23/2008 8:38:13 PM PST by pandoraou812 (Out, damned spot......OUT)
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To: Lorianne

bump


19 posted on 02/23/2008 8:44:15 PM PST by Theo (Global warming "scientists." Pro-evolution "scientists." They're both wrong.)
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To: Morgana; GovernmentShrinker
>> This unfortunate young woman had serious psychological problems long before she had an abortion,...

> That sound to me, every reason for her not to have an abortion. Knowing her mental state and all. At for the boyfriend. She should have kept the babies, and dumped the scumbag!

Agreed on all counts.

But of course, that doesn't count with folks who will claim the only reason the poor woman killed herself was the abortion -- per the headline. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if they blamed ALL her problems on the abortion, including even those she had prior to becoming pregnant. *sigh* She sounds like she shouldn't have gotten knocked up in the first place, much less had an abortion.

May God rest her soul and those of her unborn twins. And may that boyfriend reflect forever on this tragedy he might have been able to prevent; though I doubt he will.

21 posted on 02/23/2008 9:05:21 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Lorianne

Wow, heartbreaking story. G-d have mercy.


22 posted on 02/23/2008 9:22:11 PM PST by forkinsocket
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To: dayglored

“Why Bad Things Happen to People Who Make Bad Choices”


23 posted on 02/23/2008 10:06:16 PM PST by cowdog77 (Circle the Wagons)
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To: Lorianne

She did the honorable thing, like Admiral Boorda.


24 posted on 02/23/2008 10:09:05 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lorianne

This story illuminates the result of state sanctioned murder, i.e. abortion, and nationalized health care. This is the furure that the socialists in our country have in store for us.


25 posted on 02/23/2008 10:09:39 PM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: cowdog77
> “Why Bad Things Happen to People Who Make Bad Choices”

Yep.

Seems to me, her "bad choices" included the choice of boyfriend, and the (presumed choice of) getting pregnant. And quite possibly, long before that.

The post-abortion grief may have put her over the top, but she'd obviously been climbing in that direction for years.

26 posted on 02/23/2008 10:22:32 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: GovernmentShrinker

Abortion supporters don’t care if women feel pressured into having abortions as long as they continue to have them. The only “prenatal” service that abortion supporters offer is counseling that tells women that abortion isn’t wrong. The pro-aborts don’t offer support services to pregnant women. They just tell them that aborting their babies will solve their problems. And, as we can see from the attitude of these people to this woman’s suicide, they don’t care if the woman suffers severe distress as a result of the abortion. It isn’t their fault!

I’m sure that God will have mercy on the soul of this young woman but I am not so sure that He will be merciful to those who pushed her into having the abortion.


27 posted on 02/24/2008 5:39:13 AM PST by steadfastconservative
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To: windcliff; stylecouncilor

sorrowful ping


28 posted on 02/24/2008 9:12:18 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Lorianne

This is a horrible story but all too common and all too ignored by those that claim they are looking out for the best interests of women and their children. A friend of mine related a story about a woman who had been “forced” into an abortion by her husband and her parents. She had a psychological break after it and being deeply religious would hallucinate seeing the devil holding her little baby after she went through with the abortion. Women are constantly bullied and threatened into having abortions by boyfriends, parents, and husbands and it is disgusting. Where is the charity, where is the concern, where is the good will for these women, or the respect for their natural desire to keep their baby and carry it to term?

The leftists proponents of this horrid procedure will find themselves in hell for this if for nothing else.


29 posted on 02/24/2008 9:35:53 AM PST by Maelstorm (Heroism is something that when it is manifest it is undeniable. The same can be said for cowardice.)
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To: billmor

Amen.


30 posted on 02/24/2008 12:32:24 PM PST by fetal heart beats by 21st day (Defending human life is not a federalist issue. It is the business of all of humanity.)
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To: Lorianne

Hasn’t she heard? Abortion is supposed to FREE women of the domination of men!

Her poor tortured souls is at rest. I pray that she made her peace with God before she died.


31 posted on 02/24/2008 4:01:13 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (G-d is not a Republican. But Satan is definitely a Democrat.)
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