Medicine: Daddy's 3,000 Years Old

"Daddy's 3,000 Years Old" After reading that human sperm might be deep-frozen and used for artificial insemination years after the father's death (TIME, Aug. 27), an indignant Englishwoman wrote to the New Statesman and Nation:

"Listen—I married because I love a warm living human man; my heart and soul wanted to make a warm living human home and grow in it babies, babies made by my husband and me ... Can a putrefied Charlemagne or a mummified Pharaoh protect and love and guide a living child? 'My daddy's three thousand years old. Yeth, we go to thee him in the museum thometimes....

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