Her heart beats thump, squish, thump, squish. Depending on the angle, the muscle appears to squeeze and release or wobble side to side. Blood flows toward the skin, then away. The valves flutter as they open and shut.
A white Ohio woman is suing a Downers Grove-based sperm bank, alleging that the company mistakenly gave her vials from an African-American donor, a fact that she said has made it difficult for her and her same-sex partner to raise their now 2-year-old daughter in an all-white community.