September 24th, 2012
08:54 PM ET

Texas child custody case to redefine 'motherhood'

A child custody case in Houston, Texas may define motherhood. A 48-year-old Cindy Close says she and her friend, Marvin McMurrey, agreed to become co-parents after she became pregnant through in vitro fertilization using his sperm and donated eggs.

However, the day the twins were born, Close says McMurrey declared her surrogate, revealed he was gay, and filed a lawsuit saying she has no rights since she is not the biological mother.

CNN's David Mattingly has the story.

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