In 1997, Bobbi McCaughey broke a world record.
18 years ago, on November 19th, she gave birth to SEVEN children. Yep, seven children! Blimey.
At first doctors feared that they wouldn’t survive their first few days out of the womb. However, they defied all odds and all of them survived, making them the first known surviving septuplets in the world. Incredible!
Not only did they survive, they flourished.
Doctors considered it a medical miracle, their story put them in the limelight, and the family featured on the cover of TIME magazine, subsequently they have been filmed and followed ever since.
Here’s what they are up to now…