Abortion: AN ICON IN SEARCH MODE

NORMA MCCORVEY, THE JANE ROE OF ROE V. WADE, EXPERIENCES A CHANGE OF HEART (SORT OF)

Norma McCorvey, in her 1994 book I Am Roe, described a feminist leader's visit to the Dallas women's clinic where McCorvey toiled as a volunteer. Intimidated by the woman's success and poise, McCorvey tried to salvage her own sense of importance by revealing what she had told few others: "I'm the Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade." The woman, wrote McCorvey, "smiled and shook her head. 'No, no,' she said. 'I know who Jane Roe is. She wouldn't be here doing this kind of work.'"

There are a lot of things McCorvey has done and been that Jane Roe's millions of...

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