Usually, divorce proceedings have people divvying up property, hashing out custody agreements, and splitting other assets. In the case of one Chester County couple, “other assets” includes a group of 13 pre-embryos using his sperm and her eggs. When the woman was diagnosed with breast cancer in ’03, the couple began to prepare for in vitro fertilization. They divorced in 2006 and today a judge ruled that the fact that the woman can’t procreate otherwise outweighed the man’s opposition to procreation. Welcome to the future, people. [Philly.com]
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