Colorado child who was born through the controversial process known as preimplantation genetic diagnosis, or PGD. His family's story was dramatized in the novel "My Sister's Keeper" as well as the film of the same name.
He was conceived for the specific purpose of donating umbilical cord blood to his sister, who suffered from the genetic disorder Fanconi anemia.
The process of his birth and the reasons behind it raised controversy, as shown in the book "My Sister's Keeper".
His sister was born with Fanconi anemia, which effects 1 out of every 350,000 babies born.
His mother was played by Cameron Diaz in the 2009 film "My Sister's Keeper".