This is but a sample of this story. The complete version is available in my print collection Man Against the Future. From there, you can order signed copies, or buy it for the Kindle or the Nook. This story can also be read in the book God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut . It is available digitally and in print. “Honey, I want to have an abortion.” “Again?” Harold asked his wife, Gladys. He’d been dodging her on this subject all week. “I just can’t bear it anymore. It’s going to be more trouble if we wait any longer.” She had her heart set on abortion. What could he do? “Can we talk about this later?” Harold turned the page of his newspaper, hoping to emphasize that he was too busy relaxing to bother with such weighty talk. “I just want it over with. It’s hard enough, I’d rather do it while my mind is set.” Harold tells her, not looking up from the sports section, “Now, Dear. Let’s not be hasty.” “I’m not being hasty. I’ve been thinking about it for months. We bot
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