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Mamie Cadden–An abortionist in De Valera’ Ireland

Going through,my groaning bookshelves, full of unread books last night, I came across a book about a backstreet abortionist called Mamie Cadden.

To my surprise, this was a very Irish story, of what life was like for pregnant women in …