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Montgomery, Alabama, 1973. Fresh out of nursing school, Civil Townsend intends to make a difference in her African American community. At the Montgomery Family Planning Clinic, she hopes to help women shape their destinies, to make their own choices for their lives and bodies. But Civil is shocked to learn that her new patients, Erica and India, are children. One day she arrives at their door to learn the unthinkable has happened, and nothing will ever be the same for any of them. Decades later, Dr. Civil Townsend is ready to retire and leave the past behind. But there are people and stories that must not be forgotten. Because history repeats what we don't remember.