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Storytelling & Moral Injury

Thaler Pekar
5 min readDec 13, 2021

“How do we start the stories about our own abortions so that we’re telling ‘good abortion stories’”?

This is the question America’s most well-known reproductive health organization asked me about ten years ago. Their board members wanted to share the stories of their own abortions and wanted me to guide them in making it clear they had, you know, one of those “good abortions”. (Such as, I was told, having birth…

Thaler Pekar

Pioneer in narrative & communication. Keynoted on 4 continents. Award-winning video producer. Public & oral historian. Renown for finding stories.