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Frustrated and frightened by her experience trying to find the sperm donor who allowed her to conceive, Gloria Fraser went looking for answers online. When she found the Donor Sibling Registry, her anticipation quickened.

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A man walks down a crowded street loaded with the potential to destroy hundreds of lives. He’s not wearing a bomb — he’s carrying a mutation in his genes that can cause the heart to beat out of rhythm and stop. Worse, no one can seem to track him down.

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Miranda Dyer's young son started suffering from migraines at a young age. Tests would later reveal signs of a genetically inherited heart disorder, passed down by his mother. The discovery forced the family to make a very difficult decision.

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A new book suggests ways to reform the rules governing sperm and egg donations. I've teased out the five I find most intriguing to start a conversation about the fertility industry and the families that have formed as a result.


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