Welcome to lateral thinking riddles! Lateral thinking – looking at things from the unobvious perspective, connecting weird dots – expands your creativity and helps you become a better innovator. Because creativity is a muscle, it can be trained! This series is a series of riddles that will spark crazy thinking and help you exercise your brain, and expand your lateral thinking skills. You can access all published riddles under this tag, just click here: riddle me Wednesday.
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Read today's puzzle:

A man and his son are in a car crash. The father is killed and the child is taken to hospital gravely injured. When he gets there, the surgeon says, “I can’t operate on this boy – for he is my son!!!” How can this possibly be?

Click to read the HINT!

This has nothing to do with adoption or time travel.

Click to read the ANSWER!

The surgeon can not operate on her own son; she is his mother!