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Oddly Enough

One in a million: rare identical triplets born

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>> Painted toenails on a newborn. Not a new fashion trend but a way for the Fredell family of North Carolina to tell their babies apart. Mom Kimberly recently giving birth to identical triplets, a one-in-a-million phenomenon. Grace, Stella and Emily do have the same birthmark but in different locations.
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Their only physical difference. Kimberly and husband, Gavin, a schoolteacher, also parents to a two year old son who has Downs Syndrome. They were pregnant with what they thought was child number two, when a doctor's exam revealed children three and four.>> And she said, I think you're having multiples.
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>> I think you're having triplets. And my first response was God no. Please God no. And then she said, and I think they're identical. And for her it was really great to see and exciting. For me the excitement came but my first feeling was sheer panic.>> The couple telling reporters multiple births do not run in their families and Kimberly did not use fertility drugs.