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Have you received expert, compassionate care at a Planned Parenthood health center, learned important info about sexual health from our amazing educators, or advocated with us to help protect reproductive rights? We want to hear about it!

Dakota's Story

I turned to Planned Parenthood when I was in high school for birth control. If Planned Parenthood hadn't helped me, I would not be who I am today.

Chenoa's Story

I found out about the Affordable Care Act while volunteering at Planned Parenthood. I was so excited because it meant I could have health insurance again.

Shawanna's Story

At 17, I became pregnant. I decided to terminate the pregnancy because it was the best option for me at the time. It's important that abortion remain safe and legal for women. 

Colleen's Story

If I hadn't gone to Planned Parenthood, I would not have gotten my diagnosis of stage two breast cancer. I might not even be here today. 

Shireen's Story

If Planned Parenthood didn't exist, I would not have access to reproductive health care. I really can't imagine a world without Planned Parenthood.

Carly's Story

We know that students are sexually active—it's a fact. And so we need to make sure they are equipped with the right tools to make healthy decisions. 

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Kanisha's Story

I would not have been able to afford birth control, which I needed for a medical reason, without Planned Parenthood. 

Shannon's Story

Planned Parenthood was the only provider that took my endometriosis seriously. If it weren't for Planned Parenthood, I wouldn't have been able to have a child. 

Stephanie's Story

When I was 19, my boyfriend and I went to Colombia together. While we were there, I found out I was pregnant. Abortion is illegal in Colombia. I felt isolated, afraid, and alone. I didn’t know who to turn to or where to go. The only thing I knew is that I was not ready to bring a child into this world. 

Rebekah's Story

Because I was able to get preventive care, including birth control, I was able to fulfill my life goals: to graduate college and become a mother.