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Abortion portrayal

Grey's Anatomy (television)

Grey's Anatomy

Jo finally meets her mother to understand why she abandoned Jo as a baby. Her mother shares that she was traumatized as a result of rape, and couldn't care for a baby. Jo discloses that she became pregnant while in an abusive marriage, and had an abortion.

Keywords: Past abortion.

Episodes: Silent All These Years
Release date: March 28, 2019
Time setting: Present (2019)
Geographical setting: US (Washington)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Drama, Medical
Network: ABC

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