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Sperm banks struggle to attract donors [in China]
Xinhua ^ | 6/30/13

Posted on 06/30/2013 12:17:14 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows

"It feels weird to know that someone you meet on the street someday could be your child," said "Zhou Zheng," a sperm donor from north China's Hebei Province, who has complicated feelings about the donation he made a decade ago.

Back then, Zhou was a college student who decided to donate his sperm out of compassion for reproductively challenged couples. But the thought of being the biological father of a child he doesn't know scared him away from ever doing it again.

According to Chinese law, sperm donated by one person can be used to impregnate up to five women. This means that Zhou, who is married with his own child, could actually have as many as six offspring.

"Knowing I might have five other kids out there really freaks me out," he said.

Sperm banks are dealing with a worsening shortage of healthy sperm, despite repeated efforts to recruit more donors.

-snip-

"Just like blood donation, giving sperm is a humanitarian and charitable deed," Zhao said, adding that engaging the public though an education campaign could be an effective way to ease the shortage.

(Excerpt) Read more at globaltimes.cn ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: napl
I see an opportunity to reduce the trade deficit.

[Thanks to nickcarraway for the link!]

1 posted on 06/30/2013 12:17:14 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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2 posted on 06/30/2013 12:18:54 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Slings and Arrows
is a humanitarian and charitable deed,

Did Bill Clinton get the Nobel Piece Prize? (intentional)

3 posted on 06/30/2013 12:20:41 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Slings and Arrows

How about they adopt one of the estimated 1 million Chinese orphans?


4 posted on 06/30/2013 3:00:10 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: MacMattico

AH PREESE TO PASS AH BOTTLE VIAGRA ROUND EYES...


5 posted on 06/30/2013 3:01:48 AM PDT by jimsin (a)
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To: Slings and Arrows
FINALLY!

I HAVE A JOB!

Wonder what the interview is like.

6 posted on 06/30/2013 3:03:41 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: Lazamataz
Miss Chan from Human Resources is ready to interview you now Mr. Mataz.
7 posted on 06/30/2013 3:20:18 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: jimsin

Why the caps, and the strange English? Are you mocking someone, or do you always speak that way?


8 posted on 06/30/2013 3:21:45 AM PDT by wai-ming
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To: Enterprise

(Taking off my best suit)


9 posted on 06/30/2013 3:24:05 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: wai-ming; jimsin
Why the caps, and the strange English? Are you mocking someone, or do you always speak that way?

It's Lolcat lingo.

10 posted on 06/30/2013 3:26:30 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Bill Clinton is rounding up donors to support this worthy cause! He will personally see to it that their quotas are met!


11 posted on 06/30/2013 3:29:37 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Lazamataz
It's Lolcat lingo.

I doubt it. My cat would never say something like that.

12 posted on 06/30/2013 3:36:27 AM PDT by wai-ming
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To: wai-ming

We kant he’p if yr kat is wetarded. :)


13 posted on 06/30/2013 3:38:51 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: MacMattico

Not much comedy material there.


14 posted on 06/30/2013 3:57:01 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Lazamataz

I’m wondering what would count as relevant experience.


15 posted on 06/30/2013 3:57:55 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: nickcarraway; COBOL2Java

Webb Hubbell is going to be a busy man.


16 posted on 06/30/2013 4:02:10 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Slings and Arrows
I’m wondering what would count as relevant experience.

6/30 - 6/30, 2013: Tickled the Clown.
6/29 - 6/29, 2013: Bounced the Bishop.
6/28 - 6/28, 2013: Punched the Monkey.
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6/20 - 6/20, 2013: Emptied the Rocket.
6/19 - 6/19, 2013: Serviced the Engine.
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6/17 - 6/17, 2013: Squeezed the Trigger.
6/16 - 6/16, 2013: Shook the Rabbit.
6/15 - 6/15, 2013: Pulled the Rope.
6/14 - 6/14, 2013: Fired the Missile.
6/13 - 6/13, 2013: Pressed the Button.
6/12 - 6/12, 2013: Waved the Wand.
6/11 - 6/11, 2013: Hoisted the Flag.
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I have references.

17 posted on 06/30/2013 4:46:24 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: Lazamataz

You’ve interviewed before, haven’t you?


18 posted on 06/30/2013 4:54:53 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I have impressive credentials.


19 posted on 06/30/2013 5:02:21 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: nickcarraway

Bill missed the bottle.


20 posted on 06/30/2013 5:19:56 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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HUMOR

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21 posted on 06/30/2013 6:30:25 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: SC_Pete

All they have to do is squeeze the seat cushions in the x rated movie theaters....


22 posted on 06/30/2013 6:30:58 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: Lazamataz

23 posted on 06/30/2013 8:24:21 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Lazamataz

You forgot:

Shellacked the shillelagh.
Bopped the bologna.
Charmed the cobra....


24 posted on 06/30/2013 8:27:03 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Lazamataz

http://youtu.be/fUspLVStPbk


25 posted on 06/30/2013 12:32:46 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (The average American voter is an idiot. Which is how the Dems want it.)
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To: Lazamataz
Hey Laz, you forgot to 'Wax the Dolphin' .............................................................................. FRegards
26 posted on 06/30/2013 4:30:38 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: Lazamataz

Don’t mind if I DON’T shake hands with ya


27 posted on 07/01/2013 7:17:51 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: Lazamataz

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28 posted on 07/02/2013 2:13:07 PM PDT by jimsin
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