The book Far From The Tree by Andrew Solomon spotlights families with special needs children including those with dwarfism, schizophrenia and autism. The author writes about his own son at the end of the book. His son does not have a particular condition, but he was conceived with an egg donor and a surrogate. Andrew and his husband John created their son with Andrew’s sperm. They went on a donor egg hunt to find the egg donor. The surrogate came courtesy of gratitude. She was the mother of two child that her and her wife conceived from sperm donations by Andrew’s husband. She wanted to give back to her sperm donor and his husband by carrying their child. In the world of infertility there are less then six degrees of separation!