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World's First Surviving Set of Septuplets All Turn 17

The McCaughey septuplets, who made headlines in 1997 for being the world’s first surviving septuplets have now celebrated their 17th birthday.  Kenny, Kelsey, Natalie, Brandon, Alexis, Nathan, and Joel were born after their mother took fertility drugs. 72 more words

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The McCaughey Septuplets Turn 16

Remember the McCaughey septuplets?

The Iowa siblings gained fame back in 1997 when they became the world’s first surviving septuplets.

It’s hard to believe, but they just turned 16. 26 more words



November 19, 1997: Kenny, Alexis, Natalie, Kelsey, Nathan, Brandon, and Joel are born in Des Moines, Iowa. Kenny and Bobbi McCaughey (pronounced McCoy) and older sister, 22-month-old Mikayla, were inundated with babies born nine weeks early. 611 more words


Where Are They Now: Balloon Boy and Other Kid Newsmakers

When you’re a kid, you never expect to be front page of every newspaper or on cable news 24/7. Hell, as a kid you don’t really expect much, do you? 1,525 more words


Amazing Births: Octuplets and More...

The famed McCaughey septuplets are among the most recognized “super-multiples,” but they are far from the first to gain widespread fame.

Stories of amazing multiples are likely as old as civilization.

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Super Multiple Births: WTF are Some People Thinking?

With the media once again cooing and going goo-goo/ga-ga over another freakish maternity event, let’s take a moment to ponder why medical intervention gone seriously wrong generates such awe and wonder. 611 more words


Top 16 Signs of an Overweight Cat

Ok here is the top 16 signs of an overweight cat… Asuming your a cat that is:

16. Your cat door is retro-fitted with a garage door opener. 179 more words