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When you think of cloning, what comes to your mind? Is it of a person unnaturally identical to you? Well I will let you in on a secret, cloning DNA will not produce an identical person. Your personalities will be different so will your talents. In fact, identical twins are more alike then a clone would be. Plus cloning goes beyond this. It provides hope to infertile couples, or gay couples or even single women who wish to start a family. It would bring optimism to patients with harsh burns, or those in need of transplants as well as save animal species from becoming extinct.

Cloning will improve the quality of science and life. It is a key that can open up endless possibilities for the future. People will be able to live longer lives in good health. Cloning is not just the process of making an identical person but it is so much more.

Mike West, a scientist, believes through cloning, he will be able to cure old age. It will be possible to eliminate wrinkles without plastic surgery. And through cloning it is very likely that people will be able to live much longer lives for there will be cures for diseases. Not only will there be cures but it will be possible to end the passing down of diseases through generations. Diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis, Muscular Distrophy, Autism, Huntington?s disease and Phenylketonuria. The process of cloning whole organs from a single human cell is feasible. Lungs, livers, kidneys, pancreases and hearts could be produced for transplants, easing the burden of patients on waiting lists in the health care industry. And for people who have undergone traumatizing fires and have had their skin burned off cloning can be their savior. Grafting of the skin can take...