African couple in the USA hit headlines after welcoming rare identical triplets

African couple in the USA hit headlines after welcoming rare identical triplets

- A Kenyan couple living in the United States welcomed identical triplets

- The Choge family prayed to be blessed with another child and received the miraculous news of not one, but three identical bouncing babies

- Research shows that identical triplets are rare with only 20 to 30 happening in every 1 million births

- The triplets were born 6 weeks premature and are still under observation awaiting clearance from their doctor

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Kenyan couple Nicole and Caleb Choge, were the recipients of marvelous news when they welcomed identical triplets on Thursday, February 23.

The Kenyan couple based in the United States, were elated with joy following the news simply because they had prayed in patience to be blessed with another child, and their calls were answered in abundance.

"We prayed for another child. And then, I like to say, God answered everybody's prayer: one, two, and three," Choge told the Kansas City star during an interview.

Kenyan couple in the USA hit headlines after welcoming rare identical triplets

Kenyan couple Nicole and Caleb Choge, were the recipients of marvelous news when they welcomed identical triplets on Thursday, February 23. Photo: ABC News

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Briefly.co.za understands the miracle triplets are all boys and were named Ron, Elkanah, and Abishai, though it may prove a tad bit tricky for their parents to know one from the other.

A report by the Journal of Biosocial Science in 2003, found that identical triplets happen only 20 to 30 times per 1 million births, a rare spectacle on any occasion.

Kenyan couple in the USA hit headlines after welcoming rare identical triplets

According to a report made by Journal of Biosocial Science in 2003, found that identical triplets happen only 20 to 30 times per 1 million births. Photo: ABC World News

Choge who worked as a pilot in Kenya, moved with his family to Kansas from Kenya in search of greener pastures.

The triplets were born six weeks premature, and are currently under observation awaiting a clean bill of health from their doctor.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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