When U.S. sperm donation goes unregulated, what does it mean for the kids?

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Unlike Europe, the U.S. has few rules and oversight around sperm donation. That means one man can biologically father dozens of kids. One blond, blue-eyed rugby player from Virginia has at least 150 offspring. It’s all led to concerns around the spread of diseases and accidental incest when siblings don’t know each other.

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Jacqueline Mro
z is author of "Scattered Seeds."(Photo by Steve Hockstein)

 

Credits

Guest:
Jacqueline Mroz - author, “Scattered Seeds: In Search of Family and Identity in the Sperm Donor Generation” - @Jackiemroz

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole