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Art thou my father?

by Vagulus Fri Jan 11th, 2008 at 07:50:07 PM EST

A short and somewhat rambling opening diary, with more questions than answers, prompted by a recent article in The Guardian about the need for children to know the identity of their biological parents. Pay no attention to the tabloidesque title - what I wish to highlight is a detail from the text:

Twins separated at birth married each other
(Dr Allan Pacey, secretary of the British Fertility Society and senior lecturer in andrology... at the University of Sheffield) said about 3.5% of children are not their father's children, with the number rising to as much as 20% in socio-economically deprived areas.

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