At the Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, Liu's fertilized embryos sat in a tank of liquid nitrogen, preserved at minus 196 degrees Celsius. As Liu and Shen had no siblings, per the New York Times, their deaths might've meant the end of their family lines-if their parents hadn't intervened.
Xinhua News Agency reported that both Shen's and Liu's parents then embarked on a years-long legal fight for the joint rights to the embryos.
"The chance of suing the hospital was too great", " Shen Xinnian, " the dad of Mr. Shen, told the paper.
A baby boy has been born in China to a surrogate mother more than four years after the death of his parents in a auto crash. In December 20-16, the surrogacy service received the embryos, which it drove to Laos in early 20 17. They were killed five days before they were scheduled to transplant one of the fertilized embryos. During her pregnancy, the surrogate mother traveled to Guangzhou, China, on a tourist visa.
He was born in December last year, more than four years after his parents died in March 2013. Their unique case was controversial, since there is now no existing law in China that grants parents of couples inheritance of their children's embryos.
Liu's mother Hu Xinxian told the outlet they named him Tiantian, meaning "sweet". The new grandparents had to carry out DNA tests to prove their relationships to Tiantian and keep custody.
In another, Tiantian - smiling, wearing a cartoon bib that says "HAPPY" - is about to celebrate his first 100 days, a significant milestone for newborns in China.
The new grandparents have not decided how they will tell the boy about the circumstances of his birth.
Tiantian's paternal grandfather told the newspaper that they didn't want to tell the child the truth about his parents until he was older.
Oil prices rally on eased trade tensions
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Trump also called the probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into 2016 election meddling "an attack on our country". The $130,000 payment, of which Trump says he was unaware, came weeks before the 2016 presidential election.
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Mr Cosby enjoyed a family-friendly reputation for years before numerous sexual assault allegations came to light in 2015. O'Neill did not announce a ruling, all 12 jurors - along with six alternates - were in court for the opening statement .
The Red Devils were abysmal in the first period but two goals from Paul Pogba followed by Smalling's victor spared their blushes. City's Champions League hopes were likely ended by conceding three times in 19 minutes at Anfield in midweek.
As part of its effort, the RNC is also distributing talking points to Trump surrogates to further its case against Comey. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., ("It would not be a bad thing for the American people if [Comey] did step down.").
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The match Bayern Munich Vs Sevilla is scheduled on Wednesday the 11th of April at 21H45 Mecca time , at Allianz Arena , Munich. Bayern Munich announce that they will play fixtures in the United States ahead of the start of the next Bundesliga campaign.
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Anthony Rizzo: 'I want to play' in Cubs' home opener
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America trip to focus on response to Syria
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Google officially breaks ground in Bridgeport
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