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Abortion portrayal

Alias Grace (television)

Notes:

An adaptation of a Margaret Atwood novel, Alias Grace tells the story of Mary and Grace, two young women working as maidservants in late 19th century Canada. Mary becomes pregnant after an affair with her employer's son. She soon dies after a botched, illegal abortion. 

Keywords: Pregnancy decision.

Episodes: Part 2
Release date: November 3, 2017
Time setting: Present
Geographical setting: Non-US (Canada)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Death
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Crime, Drama
Network: Netflix

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