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By Marcia Drut-Davis

After mentioning on 60 mins her wish to by no means have youngsters, Marcia Drut-Davis used to be fired from her instructing task and commenced receiving demise threats from outraged american citizens. Now, in her stirring new memoir Confessions of a Childfree lady, Drut-Davis tells the tale in the back of that nationwide television visual appeal and recounts the painful aftermath.

Along the best way, Drut-Davis exposes and explores our culture’s rampant pronatalism and the stigma we proceed to connect to childless ladies. by way of taking us deep into her personal lifestyles and the emotions—positive and negative—surrounding her daring selection, Drut-Davis lays naked our society’s fantasy that precise success and happiness can come basically via procreation.

Reflecting on her 70 years, Drut-Davis takes a good examine what she’s misplaced by means of no longer having little ones, yet her concentration continuously returns to all she has won: a existence lived without regrets.

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