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True Story: I Buy Birth Control Out of a Trunk

Shayla Pierce of xoJane reflects on the struggle to afford contraception and how health insurance matters for the American dream. All this happened because I had the audacity to want to go to grad school. To make that happen, I had to put my grown-up life on hold and live in the back room of my mom's house until I got my fancy pants master’s degree. Having a kid in that situation would be beyond inconvenient.
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