Surviving D.C. sextuplets finally get public support

December 1997
Jet;12/29/97, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p14
Profiles Linden and Jackie Thompson, parents of five surviving sextuplets, born in the Washington, D.C. area on May 8, 1997. The Thompsons as the first blacks in the US to have sextuplets; Public support that followed the noted disparity between donations to the Thompsons and those given the McCaughey septuplets of Iowa; Corporate gifts; The Freddie Mac Foundation; Sisters in Touch; Daily life with the five babies; Comments from Jackie Thompson.


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