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A woman who had embryos frozen before cancer treatment is barred from using them since she got divorced

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An Arizona woman and her then-boyfriend had embryos frozen before the woman’s cancer treatment to improve their chances of having kids afterwards. The couple got married, and then divorced. The woman, Ruby Torres, now wants to use the embryos but her ex-husband, John Joseph Terrell, doesn’t want her to. After two different court rulings, a third judge ruled in Terrell’s favor, since it aligned with the pair’s original contract.

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