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Leona's Sister Gerri

Season 8 Episode 10

About the Episode

Millions have seen the photograph, and no one who has seen it will ever forget it. A naked woman, dead from a botched illegal abortion, lying on a motel room floor. The picture appeared in Ms. magazine in April 1973, and quickly became a symbol for the abortion rights movement. Leona's Sister Gerri tells the dramatic story of Gerri Santoro, a mother of two and the "real person" in the famous photo

Aired: 11/21/17 | Expires: | Runtime: