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  • Independent Lens

Independent Lens | Donor Unknown | Clip 2 | PBS

Duration: 03:01
Program: Independent Lens #1302
Broadcast Date: Oct. 23, 2011

Premiering October 20. Check local listings: www.pbs.org With his dog as a co-pilot, Jeffrey sets out to seize the day. However, when his camper breaks down, he shifts gears to meditate on the meaning of life, though his mechanic friend has a less optimistic take one the world. Donor Unknown is a uniquely 21st century story. The connections made between the children and their donor dad draw as much on modern technology as on old-fashioned coincidence. While the siblings seem to take their ever-expanding family in stride, Jeffrey is more apprehensive about meeting some of his biological children for the first time. Donor Unknown raises intriguing questions about our understanding of parenthood, and the strange power of our genetic connections. Learn more about "Independent Lens": www.pbs.org Watch "Independent Lens" films online: video.pbs.org

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Post Date: October 17, 2011