Troops Stop at Sperm Banks Before Shipping Out A growing number of soldiers and sailors deploying to the Persian Gulf are going to commercial cryogenic banks to freeze their sperm. They say it's a way to protect their legacy in case they are injured, rendered infertile, or killed in combat. Member station WNYC's Fred Mogul reports.
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Troops Stop at Sperm Banks Before Shipping Out

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Troops Stop at Sperm Banks Before Shipping Out

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A growing number of soldiers and sailors deploying to the Persian Gulf are going to commercial cryogenic banks to freeze their sperm. They say it's a way to protect their legacy in case they are injured, rendered infertile, or killed in combat. Member station WNYC's Fred Mogul reports.