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When Alex Powell turned 15 his doctor told him he had cancer and needed to start chemotherapy straight away. It was the early 1990s, and neither doctor nor teenager thought about preserving Alex’s fertility. Luckily his stepmother did. So the embarrassed teenager agreed to make some awkward visits to the sperm bank – and 23 three years later it has proven to be the best decision of his life.
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