Rebekah Hagan is one of today`s youngest speakers on the issues of teenage pregnancy, abortion and abortion pill reversal.
Raised in a Christian home where abortion was never discussed, Rebekah`s role in the pro-life movement was unplanned and fueled, instead, by firsthand experience. She became pregnant at seventeen with her son, Eli, and again with a second child while in her first year of college.
Feeling ashamed and fearing that she would lose her family`s support and have to drop out of school, Rebekah thought that raising two children alone would be impossible. At just over seven weeks pregnant, she began a medication abortion that would later change her life.
Her story, however, did not end after taking the abortion pill. Minutes after leaving the clinic, she experienced a radical change of heart and turned to the internet to search for a way out. Feeling determined to reverse her mistake, Rebekah underwent what most thought would be an impossible attempt to save her baby.
At age twenty, she began speaking across the United States and sharing her own story of hope and redemption, which has caught the attention of both local and national media, as well as religious and secular organizations, including Vice News HBO, Focus On The Family, and World Magazine.
A passionate advocate for grace-centered outreach, Rebekah Hagan uses her story to unravel the mindset of women in unplanned pregnancies, and to equip and encourage others to lead with hope and compassion.
Rebekah is a graduate of William Jessup University, and she and her family reside in Roseville, California where she works for her local pregnancy center.
"Rebekah was a joy and delight to work with. Her story is touching and she articulates her message very well."
“Rebekah's interest in our organization and our goals for the annual banquet were sincere. She seamlessly incorporated our event fundraising theme and goals into her presentation.”
“Many people have said that Rebekah was the best speaker we've had. YAY! We hit our financial goal,… twice as much as we have ever done at a banquet!”
"I was very touched by Becky's strength and conviction. Her story raises awareness and provides hope. I can tell she is eager to share her story in the hope of helping others. Seeing Zechariah come on stage gave me chills and brought me to tears! Becky Buell’s message is one that needs to be heard. You’ll never hear from the distributors of the abortion pill that it can be reversed. Becky is living testimony that it can, and the more people who hear this message, the better."
"Not only does Rebekah give an honest portrayal of fear and the feelings of a young single mother with one child, now pregnant with another, she shows the audience what God can do in the life every young single mother. She is clear about the role of pregnancy care centers for women in unplanned pregnancies and tells her story so the audience can understand why a young woman would choose abortion. As one of our attendees said, "she was one of us." We've had nothing but praise for Rebekah - she is delightful and touched the hearts of our audience."