Wendy Davis claim about child custody Mostly True

Wendy Davis spoke about her life story before the Travis County Democrats on Jan. 28, 2014 (Texas Tribune video).

Wendy Davis took issue this week with anyone suggesting she ever abandoned her daughters.

"And for those who have mangled the story of my life – either carelessly or purposely – know this: I never gave up custody of my children. I never lost custody of my children," Davis told the Travis County Democrats in a Tuesday speech. "And to say otherwise is an absolute lie."

In September, though, Davis described herself, years ago, as the noncustodial parent of her youngest daughter.

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