Laurel Snyder was on NPR's All Things Considered today. Have a listen.
The first gift parents give to their children is a name. For commentator Laurel Snyder, the name her parents chose is emblematic of the way she came into the world. She's named after the Laurel Clinic, where her mother almost got an abortion. Snyder lives in Atlanta and is a podcaster for the Web site www.nextbook.org.