**TRIGGER WARNING**: This article deals with the topic of abortion.
Aleiya Polin is a translator, news writer, and former educator. She holds a B.A. in English and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Aleiya also has a Graduate Diploma in Translation and a Master’s in Translation Studies from Concordia University. Book worm and language enthusiast, she is also the proud helicopter mommy to two adorable monsters. Born and raised in Mauritius, Aleiya is now based in Montreal, irresistibly drawn to its cultural mosaic, outdoorsy spirit and stunning architecture.
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