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Remembering a Cloning Hoax

If today's claim of a cloned baby turns out to be a hoax, it won't be the first time. Twenty-four years ago, journalist David Rorvik published a highly publicized book that claimed a reclusive millionaire had assembled a team that cloned a human. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

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Joanne Silberner is a health policy correspondent for National Public Radio. She covers medicine, health reform, and changes in the health care marketplace.