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Two Views Of Motherhood: Celebrating Mom And Childfree By Choice

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Natalie Torres Gallagher with her mother, Lorraine, in Bay City, 1989.

One woman celebrates her mother's life through recreating a recipe and another reveals why she and others choose to be childfree.

Natalie Torres Gallagher tells how she reclaimed the heritage of her mother by cooking her rice recipe. Amy Blackstone explains the growing movement of women choosing to forgo motherhood.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.
Mackenzie Martin is a producer for Up To Date, Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann, and other podcasts at KCUR Studios. Reach out to her at or on Twitter @_macmartin.