The Genius Sperm Bank

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Duration: 50 minutes

The story of the world's first and only genius sperm bank, the result of American millionaire optometrist Robert Graham's dream to save humanity by using the sperm of clever men to breed highly intelligent children. Featuring some of the 200 children that were conceived using the genius sperm, the desperate families that 'home basted', the donors that Graham asked to masturbate for him and the devoted staff that helped realise his vision.

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