Do you ever think about the wild, random lottery you won to be born? Your entire existence all started with a couple of tiny little cells. Well, really it all started with two people deciding they wanted to spend the night together thanks to love, lust,too much alcohol, or a really awkward dare. But then your conception became a big game of chance. From millions and millions of eager sperm came just the right match. Then, once sperm and egg met, a nine-month journey began where literally anything could go wrong. But it all worked out, the dominoes fell in the right way and — boom — you arrived, a screaming bundle of joy.
Although procreation is a natural process that has happened for eons, it’s still crazy to think that everything lined up the right way to create...you. A seemingly endless list of boxes to check off, one after another, all so you could arrive healthy and fully-formed and able to read this cute little comic telling you how lucky you are.
How I was born before my brother: two sperm are chatting with one telling the other that they're going to race to the egg and back and the first one back wins.
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