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My Darling, My Hamburger

Summary: The theme of teens dealing with the issue of abortion in "My Darling, My Hamburger" by Paul Zindel. The author offers a view on the justification of Maggie's decision to tell Liz's secret and Liz's reaction.
If your best friend is pregnant, needs an abortion, still in high school, asking for your help, and wants to keep it secret, especially from the parents she practically hate, what are you going to do? You'll probably agree to help her; after all she's your best friend. But what if you can't keep it secret? What if keeping her parents from knowing might mean the death of your friend, what then? Are you going to risk your best friend's life by not telling anyone, or do you choose her life above her friendship by getting help? These are the lives-changing choices and problems Maggie, a depressed and confused teenage girl have to go through in Paul Zindel's tragic novel, My Darling, My Hamburger.

In My Darling, My Hamburger, four teenagers are trying to survive through the last year of high school while dealing with the...

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