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Abortion portrayal

Marcus Welby, MD (television)


A model faces pressure from her mother to have an illegal abortion. The model has the abortion which almost causes her to die and leaves her infertile.

KEYWORDS: Pregnancy decision.

Episodes: A Fragile Possession
Release date: September 13, 1972
Time setting: Present
Geographical setting: US (California)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Adverse physical outcome (Infertility)
Character age: Teen
Genre: Drama, Medical
Network: ABC

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