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Kansas City business woman reflects on impact of Roe v. Wade

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When Roe v. Wade became a landmark decision in 1973, it protected a woman’s right to choose and a Kansas City area businesswoman says it helped her succeed.

At 19- years-old, Lauren Conaway exercised her “right to choose.”

“I had some pretty significant traumas and mental health issues that I was dealing with at a really difficult time in my life,” Conaway said. “I was making very poor choices and the fact that I was able to make this one choice was a complete and total game changer for me.”

She is now the Founder and CEO of Innovate Her KC, a group that empowers and connects professional women in the Kansas City area.

“I would not be the person that I am today, I would not be able to do the work that I do and I feel that it’s important work, if I had a child,” Conaway said.

Conaway worries what the future may look like if Roe v. Wade is overturned.

“Women will lose out on opportunity. Parents will lose out on an…

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