The Order of Things
A modern mother is explaining to her little girl about pictures in the family photo album: “This is the geneticist with your surrogate mother. and here’s your sperm donor. and your father’s clone. This is me holding you when you were just a frozen embryo.”
The curious girl pointed to a woman in one of the photos and said, “Who is that lady?”
“Oh,” explained the mom, “The lady with the very troubled look on her face is your aunt; she’s a genealogist.”
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