The Fertility Doctor Who Secretly Fathered 50 Children
March 21, 2019
There is a very interesting legal fight playing out right now, phase 1 is done and we are moving to phase 2. A jury has just found that a man named Edwin Hardeman developed cancer from exposure to Roundup weedkiller he used in his yard. Hardeman developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma after using Roundup for 26 years on his yard. Sara Randazzo, legal reporter for the WSJ joins us for details of the case and what to expect for Phase 2 of the trial, determining what liability Bayer and Monsanto have.
Next, an incredible story about finding family and living with the new reality that you might have 50 brothers and sisters. Jacoba Ballard knew she was donor-conceived and wanted to find some half siblings who might have had the same donor.Her investigation led her to find other siblings and something unexpected.It all pointed to one man, Donald Cline.Cline was a fertility doctor who was accused of using his own sperm to impregnate women who came to him for artificial insemination. Sarah Zhang, writer at the Atlantic, joins us for this crazy story and how all the newfound siblings feel now that the truth is out.