Wake up from the gene dream

How's this for a scenario? The year is 2025. A couple walks into a local franchise of the nationwide chain "Designer Genes." They're planning a family and want to find out what's available from the international gene pool. So many options—geniuses, noble characters, all the fashionable body styles. See computer projections of what the baby will look like at twelve, twenty-five, sixty. Customize the child of your dreams. How about the current Hollywood heartthrob with a dash of Nobel physicist and champion athlete?

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February 22, 1999
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