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crying over spilt seed (II)

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jun 07, 2006

"As the Use of Donor Sperm Increases, Secrecy Can Be a Health Hazard." The NYT bemoans onanist loans:

Sperm donor No. F827 aced all the tests. He was healthy, and he said his parents and grandparents were, too. Under a microscope, his chromosomes looked perfect. He also turned out to be quite prolific: his deposits to a Michigan sperm bank during the 1990's produced 11 children.

But he passed a serious gene defect to five of those children, a blood disease that leaves them at risk for leukemia and in need of daily shots of an expensive drug to prevent infections. They also have a 50-50 chance of passing the disease to their children.

Male Gamete Donor Day is coming up June 18th. I hope Daddy Dearest F827 enjoys the cards he receives. Will he, I wonder, be able to read them?

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