"We Do Abortions Here: A Nurse's Story" - Sallie Tisdale - Harper's

"We Do Abortions Here: A Nurse's Story" - Sallie Tisdale - Harper's

by: Sallie Tisdale | publication date: October 1, 1987 | Publication: Harper's |

"We do abortions here; that is all we do. There are weary, grim moments when I think I cannot bear another basin of bloody remains, utter another kind phrase of reassurance. So, I leave the procedure room in the back and reach for a new chart . . . "

Sallie Tisdale, a nurse, describes working as a nurse in an abortion clinic.

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