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Smuggled sperm brings baby joy to Gaza prisoner's family

Palestinian baby boy Al-Hassan, the son of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'an (pictured in poster), who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, is held by al-Za'an's brother as his mother Hana rests on a bed at a hospital in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinian baby boy Al-Hassan, the son of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'an (pictured in poster), who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, is held by al-Za'an's brother as his mother Hana rests on a bed at a...more

Palestinian baby boy Al-Hassan, the son of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'an (pictured in poster), who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, is held by al-Za'an's brother as his mother Hana rests on a bed at a hospital in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Hana, the wife of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (pictured in poster), lies in bed after giving birth to her baby boy al-Hassan, who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, at a hospital in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Hana, the wife of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (pictured in poster), lies in bed after giving birth to her baby boy al-Hassan, who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, at a hospital in Gaza City January...more

Hana, the wife of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (pictured in poster), lies in bed after giving birth to her baby boy al-Hassan, who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, at a hospital in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Palestinian baby boy Al-Hassan, the son of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (seen in photograph) who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, is held by his grandmother after he was born in a hospital in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinian baby boy Al-Hassan, the son of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (seen in photograph) who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, is held by his grandmother after he was born in a hospital in Gaza City...more

Palestinian baby boy Al-Hassan, the son of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (seen in photograph) who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, is held by his grandmother after he was born in a hospital in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Hana (L), the wife of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (pictured in poster), lies in bed in a hospital as her mother carries Hana's baby boy Al-Hassan, who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Hana (L), the wife of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (pictured in poster), lies in bed in a hospital as her mother carries Hana's baby boy Al-Hassan, who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, in Gaza City...more

Hana (L), the wife of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (pictured in poster), lies in bed in a hospital as her mother carries Hana's baby boy Al-Hassan, who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Hana, the wife of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (pictured in poster), lies on a bed next to her baby boy al-Hassan, who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, at a hospital in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Hana, the wife of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (pictured in poster), lies on a bed next to her baby boy al-Hassan, who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, at a hospital in Gaza City January 10, 2014....more

Hana, the wife of Palestinian prisoner Tamer al-Za'anin (pictured in poster), lies on a bed next to her baby boy al-Hassan, who was conceived with al-Za'anin's sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, at a hospital in Gaza City January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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