An abortion survivor and leading pro-life spokeswoman tells her inspiring and sometimes surprising story of redemption, healing, and forgiveness, offering grace and supportnot shameto women facing the most difficult decision of their lives.
"Claires heart-wrenching and inspiring story is exactly what our world needs today."Lila Rose, president and founder of Live Action, author of Fighting for Life
Foreword by Abby Johnson, bestselling author of Unplanned, and afterword by Josh McDowell, founder of Josh McDowell Ministry
Raised in a loving adoptive home, Claire Culwell, at the age of twenty-one, decided to meet her birth motherand got the shock of her life. Claires birth mother, Tonya, confessed that when she was pregnant with Claire, shed gone to a clinic for an abortion. Yet, after the abortion, the pregnancy continued to progress. What Tonyas doctor had overlooked was that shed been pregnant with twins. The abortion that terminated the life of Claires twin had miraculously spared Claire.
Claire embraced the unique circumstances, soon sharing her story with the world and urging her listeners to understand how abortion takes the life of a child. When Claire faced her own unplanned pregnancy as a single woman, she embraced the added opportunity to step into the shoes of those she advocates for. Her heart grew bigger on the issue of life, which increased her extension of empathy and grace to women in pregnancy crisis. At the same time, she began to challenge churches to truly value not just the unborn but also the women who face unexpected pregnancy.
Survivor is Claires incredible story of surviving abortion and advocating for lifethe lives of unborn babies as well as the lives of their mothers. Her powerful message of grace speaks louder than politics or controversy or shame as she inspires each of us to choose life wherever we are.