March 15, 2014 1:00 PM

Donor No. 11 gave me my son, and changed my life

This past November, just before my son turned 25, I got hooked on an MTV docu-series called “Generation Cryo.” It featured a teenage girl who was conceived by artificial insemination using donor sperm. The girl was searching for possible half-siblings and wanted to find her sperm donor, too. When I switched off the television after the last episode, I picked up my laptop and began writing this essay; I wanted to share my story and celebrate my marvelous son.

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