Vicki Thorn, founder of Project Rachel and the executive director of the National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation & Healing, addresses participants during " Reclaiming Fatherhood, " a national conference to focus on the effects of abortion held in Oak Brook on Sept 8. The Knights of Columbus and the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for Evangelization co-sponsored the event. This conference was the second ever held to deal with the issue of men dealing with abortion. The first conference was held in San Francisco in November 2007.
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