Although Bobby and Kenny McCaughey already had a child, they needed another one to be completely content. Kenny struggled to conceive for a long period due to health issues, so the pair opted to use IVF. Seven embryos were utilized because research has shown that only one takes root. But an unexpected thing happened: every embryo lived. All seven children were born in 1997. It truly was a miracle. At delivery, all of the children weighed around one and a half kilos. Tragically, two of the children were found to have cerebral palsy, but soon after undergoing many operations, they were able to stand and walk.
This story sparked a media frenzy, with newspapers starting to publish articles and air broadcasts about this family. But the family started to experience problems. Money was in dire need… Fortunately, the local population responded to this with understanding because of the prominence this entire tale received.
Soon, a huge house was given to this large family, and they received free meals as well. When they finished high school, many universities were already waiting for them to enroll. It has almost been 24 years. You can see how the sevens currently appear. Natalie is a young woman who plans to pursue a career as a primary school teacher. She was the best student to graduate from school.
The man, Brandon, wants to join the military.
Kelsey, she was just 907 grams when she was born. The young lady has a lovely voice and aspires to be a singer. Kelsey participates joyfully in the school chorus.
Kenny, a construction student at Des Moines Community College, is shown here. He had always dreamed of being a builder.
Alexis has cerebral palsy and aspires to be a teacher.
With cerebral palsy as well, Nathan aspires to be a scientist.
And this is Joel. He was the last to be born, and he has already enrolled at Hannibal-Lagrange University to study computer science there.