“Every book I have written is a book of my heart, but WANT is especially dear to me. A near-future thriller set in Taipei, it is an ode to my birth city, the vibrancy of which is deeply rooted in me.” —Cindy Pon, the story behind WANT cover reveal.
“I couldn’t afford health insurance... Planned Parenthood was there for me.”
To celebrate Planned Parenthood’s 100th birthday, we’re posting 1 story every day from patients and supporters until we reach 100.
Story #20: Ashley Purdum, Planned Parenthood of New York City patient
Ashley Purdum is grateful for an IUD covered under Obamacare and for the family she is choosing to have: her husband and her dog Cliff
I was in my early 20s and couldn’t afford health insurance, Planned Parenthood of New York City was there for me. In fact, it was the only provider I visited for several
years, visiting both the Boro Hall and Margaret Sanger locations for my
yearly check-ups depending on which was closer to whatever (crappy)
apartment I was sharing (with too many roommates) at the time.