DOUGLAS QUENQUA

writer and editor

Mom, Courtesy of a Raffle

Luck plays a role in every pregnancy, but this is taking it to the extreme: Fertility clinics are now raffling off rounds of in vitro fertilization, either to raise money for charity or drum up a little publicity. To some, this is nothing more than giving a fair shake to couples who can’t afford the pricey treatments. To others, it’s trivializing the sanctity of life, and exploiting already-vulnerable people. A NYTimes Page 1 story, Clinic Raffles Could Make You a Winner, and Maybe a Mother.

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Filed under: 2012, Douglas Quenqua, New York Times

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ABOUT DOUGLAS QUENQUA

Currently Editor in Chief of Campaign US, former writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, Columbia Magazine, Redbook, The New York Observer, Wired, the New York Post and others. I write about media, science, culture, lifestyle and tech. Every so often, I post my writing here. It's pronounced Kwen'-kwah. Contact: Doug [dot] Quenqua [@] gmail.com

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