Husband and wife Mia and Rozonno McGhee said initially, it was a struggle for them to get pregnant, so they turned to fertility drugs in the hopes of being able to conceive a child.
On their first try, Mia became pregnant with twins, but that pregnancy sadly ended in a miscarriage.
Not wanting to give up hope, she and Rozonno decided to try again and the next time they got way more than they ever expected.
The McGhees are the parents of the now-famous sextuplets, the first to be born in their hometown of Columbus, Ohio. It was one surprise after another for the close-knit family.
The initial post-pregnancy family photo of the newborns and parents got shared by people all over the world. But when it came across Oprah’s eyes, the couples’ lives were forever changed.
Oprah gave the couple a 4-night honeymoon in Vegas complete with tickets to Celine Dion’s show and a $250,000 gift card to Walmart. The couple also left with an extra month’s supply of diapers, formula, and Oprah-branded baby clothes.
Although the children were too young to remember, their parents said it was an experience they will never forget.
“Amazing, simply amazing,” Mia McGhee said. “It was like a dream.”
The couple has since had