Just when you think life could not get any stranger . . . along comes another story that no one could have made up. A Houston mother who gave birth to twins in July 2012 was challenged by a male friend who had convinced her to bear the children using his sperm and donor eggs. The twins were born prematurely. While they were hospitalized, the mother, Cindy Close, was sued by her friend. He claimed that since she had no genetic ties to the infants, they belonged to him and she had no parental rights. There was no written surrogacy agreement. Only then did Close realize that her friend was gay and intended to raise the children with his partner.
The full story is found here on the KHOU TV website. Judge determines 'duped surrogate' is a mother