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Abortion portrayal

All My Children (television)


Erica Kane decides to have an abortion to continue her modeling career. Decades later, it was revealed that the abortion was actually a fetal transplant and that Erica had an adult son. The episode aired soon after Roe v. Wade.

Release date: February 1, 1973
Time setting: Present (1973)
Geographical setting: US (Pennsylvania)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: Adverse physical outcome (Infection)
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Soap Opera
Network: ABC

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