February 6, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997, Diane Blood, age 32, of Worksop, England, won the right to use her dead husband’s sperm to become pregnant. Her husband, Stephen, died from bacterial meningitis in 1995. At the time of his death, he had been in a coma for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Blood had been trying to have children for years prior to his death, and she was able to convince the doctors to extract some of his sperm prior to his death. She subsequently had two children from the extracted sperm.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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