by Sasha Hochman

Donor Sperm: The Sequel

When, at 13, she meets half-siblings…

I have always known the truth about being conceived from donor sperm. The idea of meeting my half-brothers and half-sisters had always wandered around in the back of my imagination. It seemed unrealistic, like it would happen in a far-away universe. I daydreamed about walking down a New York City street on a brisk fall day and passing a face similar to mine. I imagined somehow knowing that I shared half the dna behind that face. I even thought about the happily-ever-after connection between the two of us.

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