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I've Fathered 98 Children

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 18 March 2014

Ed Houben may be one of Europe's most prolific sperm donor as he's fathered nearly 100 children. Ed started out donating sperm at his local fertility clinic in the Netherlands, but is now online offering to have sex with women who want a baby, for free. John Laurenson joined him on a visit to see his 98th baby.

After becoming stranded in the basin of Lake Tanganyika Amy Lehman quit her job as a surgeon in Chicago and went to help health clinics around the African lake. She tells Jo Fidgen why she's now raising money to build a hospital on a ship that will be able to reach the communities on the shore.

Jonathan Asser has spent years working as a prison therapist in Britain and has come face to face with some of the country's most violent inmates helping them to control their anger. He tells Jo Fidgen how he found a profound connection with prisoners following his own difficulties growing up.

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Photo: Ed Houben , Credit: John Laurenson

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