Remember When These Famous Septuplets Were Born! Look What Happened To The Babies 20 Years Later!

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Many people don’t realize how tricky it can be to successfully get pregnant and deliver a healthy baby. The process is challenging and rife with risks. Since many struggle even with conception, there are methods available to help with fertilization. Bobby McAfee was on one such treatment.

Bobby and Kenny McAfee had always wanted a baby. The couple had struggled with contraception for a while so they decided it would be best for Bobby to use a fertility treatment. She knew that the treatment made the chances of twins bigger so they mentally prepared themselves. However, when they went to the next check-in, the doctor shocked them with some even crazier news.

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Bobby was carrying 7 fetuses. This was a huge deal. Septuplets are extremely rare as well as incredibly risky to deliver. The doctors informed them that one option they could choose to pursue was a selective reduction. They could reduce the number of fetuses to maximize the chances for survival for the remaining fetuses. The couple chose not to pursue this option.

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Bobby successfully delivered 7 healthy babies. They took them home to raise them. 20 years later, their kids are thriving. Kenny runs a carpentry business, Brandon is in the army, and Alexis is pursuing a career in early childhood education. The other 4 are still in college.

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This Lady Places A Bag Of Potatoes In A Tower Nest Made Of Straw. 3 Months Later She Reveals THIS!

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Summer is here, which brings the promise of spending time outside in nature, and watching our gardens grow.   Each of our annuals come to life as nature awakens, giving us the spirit of rebirth.  In addition to beautiful plants and flowers, many of us enjoy planting our own vegetable gardens.

Each year I plant tomatoes, lettuce, and fresh herbs, but I never thought of planting potatoes, until I came upon the amazing video you are about to watch below.  As we all have grown more and more concerned about what pesticides are doing to our future health, in addition to genetically modified produce, growing our own has more of an allure.

Although organically grown vegetables can be bought, the prices are prohibitive, and you never truly know what is being used on many veggies that are labelled organic.

Aside from health concerns about store-bought vegetables, there is just something inherently satisfying about growing your own, and eating what you, yourself have lovingly produced.  Some people have space constraints on their property, which get addressed by Laurie Ashbach, from the blog “Dan 330”; the video shows how she was able to yield a large amount of potatoes in a few square feet!

Be sure to get seed potatoes that are “Certified Organic”, and plant them by late Spring;  Laurie got hers from the “Seed Savers Exchange”.  When her potatoes were ready for planting, Laurie and her husband inserted four 18-inch fence posts into the ground, forming a square of a few square feet, that gets wrapped with wire fencing for protection.

They then filled it with hay, which looks like a nest, which they then fill with compost or soil.  They prepare the potatoes for planting, by cutting them so that each piece has at least 4 eyes; Laurie had 8 medium potatoes, each with 4 eyes. Laurie had 36 eyes to plant;  9 were placed around the outside edge of the “nest” which she did in four layers.  With the help of ample watering, the tower grows all summer, and the potato leaves flourish, producing lovely flowers.

Watch the footage below, where at the end of the summer, Laurie excitedly is ready to reveal her harvest.
It is beyond cool to watch her dig out layers and layers of homegrown potatoes.  All I can say is WOW!

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