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Three-Parent Babies Should Make Us Examine Our Instinct for Offspring Who Share Our Genes

Jill Neimark writes: When it comes to the genetic lottery, I’ve been lucky in a lot of ways—and unlucky in others. I was bequeathed my mother’s connective tissue anomalies, the celiac disease that runs on her side, and my father’s asthma, along with assorted other miseries. I was born by Caesarean section because my mother had a septate uterus, as do I.

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