Norma McCorvey, the Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, Never Had an Abortion. Here is Her Daughter

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Norma McCorvey, the Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, Never Had an Abortion. Here is Her Daughter – LifeNews.com

Abortion and heartbreak go hand in hand. For Shelley Lynn Thornton, the issue is especially painful because she was the baby who was supposed to be aborted. The “Baby Roe” of Roe v. Wade. Thornton recently revealed her connection to the infamous Supreme Court ruling in an interview with The Atlantic.

Daughter of ‘Jane Roe,’ the woman behind the landmark abortion case, comes to terms with her identity

Growing up, Shelley Lynn Thornton said she had a nice childhood with parents who she knew adopted her and took good care of her. As a teenager, she said her biggest concerns were “shoes and boys.” She had no reason to think much beyond herself, until reporters at the National Enquirer revealed her birth identity to her around her 19th birthday in 1989.