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Couple Awaits Birth from Rescued Embryo

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Couple Awaits Birth from Rescued Embryo

Katrina & Beyond

Couple Awaits Birth from Rescued Embryo

Couple Awaits Birth from Rescued Embryo

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A couple from New Orleans is expecting a baby next week that will be born thanks to an unusual rescue effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Sissy Sartor led a team that rescued more than a thousand embryos from a flooded fertility clinic after the storm. Sartor speaks with Luke Burbank.