When I was in sixth grade I got my first bible. I was 11 years old. I started to read it every day. I was raised in a modernist household with the novus ordo that when to church religiously every Sunday and to CCD during the week as we attended public schools.
I was liked by every one but at the same time was a loner. I was a bookworm as I am now. I had a friend though who was older and was a bad influence on me. When my parents were out of town she took me to see bad movies.
So, there I was learning about right and wrong. Reading about it in my bible and seeing the evil of bad in movies she exposed my innocence to.
One weekend when I was 14, I was with her and over heard her tell another friend that she was pregnant. She caught me listening and so, told me every thing. At first I had to keep the pregnancy as a secret because it would ruin her future of being in college.
Then later she told me she had decided to have an abortion and so I had to keep that secret also. She never told me when she did it. But, I knew it was wrong. I told her so but she argued how it was "better this way" for all involved; especially her parents whom she wanted to keep her in high esteem; whom she said would be devastated if they knew....
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