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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Genetically Engineered Embryos It is unethical to screen embryos for desired genetic traits and to reject undesired embryos? We think: yes because you are using the child for selfish reasons. sacrificing the well-being of one child for another What is geneticengineering? The process of adding or changing DNA to an organism manually. Professor Lawrence Nelson said, "PGD provides potential parents with the opportunity to select, to implant only the 'healthy', non-genetically diseased embryos into the mother". How is it used? After the genetically engineered baby is born, the cord blood can be used because it is now a perfect match for the sick sibling. When the baby is older, the bone marrow and organs can be taken and transplanted for the sick sibling. "My Sister's Keeper" Referances On the other hand, I was born for a very specific purpose.I was born because a scientist managed to hook up my mothers eggs and my fathers sperm to create a specific combination of precious genetic material (Picoult 7). I have thought of this daughter only in terms of what she will be able to do for the daughter I already haveThen again, my dreams for her are no less exalted; I plan for her to save her sisters life. (Picoult 100) See, unlike the rest of the free world, I didnt get here by accident. And if your parents have you for a reason then that reason better exist. Because once its gone, so are you (Picoult 8) They had me so that I could save Kate They went to special doctors and everything, and picked the embryo that would be a perfect genetic match (Picoult 22). "My Sister's Keeper"by Jodi Picoult Child Kate Fitzgeraldis diagnosed with a rare and highly fatal form of leaukemia. In an effort to save Kate's life, they conceive a genetically engineered perfect match for Kate. They named her Anna For the next 12 year's of Anna's life, doctors take Anna's blood cells, and bone marrow to give to her sister. All without caring about Anna's health.
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