Starting a Family
They had been married for two years when they decided it was time to try alternative methods of conceptionâin vitro fertilization. They created several embryos in preparation for the procedure, which were stored in deep freeze at a hospital in Nanjing.
Five days before Liu was scheduled to have one of the fertilized embryos implanted inside her, the couple lost their lives in a fatal car accident in March of 2013 near the coastal province of Jiangsu, China. However, due to modern medicine, their story didn’t end there.