[My mother] finally approved of her unwanted one, whom she had borned so long ago in such great pain and sorrow, and humiliation …
Some people disclaim their natural heritage.
I always name my origin.
It didn't hold me back, and neither has my color. I was born in poverty.
My father raped my mother when she was 12.
Now they've named a park for me in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Singer Ethel Waters
Living, breathing people were conceived in rape…
Would any caring, sane person dare to tell them they should not exist?