The medical and ethical issues of using in vitro fertilization with genetic testing to produce a baby who could be a genetic match to save the life of a sibling with a fatal illness.

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  • Laurie Strongin founder and executive director of the Hope for Henry Foundation, author of "Saving Henry: A Mother's Journey"
  • Beth Whitehouse reporter for Newsday and adjunct professor of journalism at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, author of the book, "The Match:"Savior Siblings" and One Family's Battle to Heal Their Daughter.

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