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Abortion portrayal

Grantchester (television)


Young Abigail was dallying with a young, handsome vicar and he sexually assaults her, resulting in a pregnancy. She asks her friend Gary to sneak into the studio to help her self-induce an abortion using turpentine, which results in her death. 

KEYWORDS: pregnancy decision, self-induced abortion.

Episodes: Episode 2.1
Release date: February 3, 2016
Time setting: Past (1900-1972)
Geographical setting: Non-US (England)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Death
Character age: Teen
Genre: Drama, Historical
Network: PBS

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