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Congressman and his wife reunite
two-year-old twin girls who were
separated at birth by adopting them

Daily Mail [UK], by Margot Peppers

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 8/30/2013 4:09:18 PM

A congressman and his wife have reunited two-year-old twin girls who were living in separate homes by adopting them into their own family. Oklahoma congressman Markwayne Mullin told NewsOK that he was hesitant at first to expand his brood of three to five, but his wife convinced him otherwise. Now, little Ivy and Lynette who were born into ´kind of a bad situation´ are fully integrated into the Mullin family and they ´could not be happier,´ says the congressman. Before the adoption was approved on August 21, the blonde twins were living with distant relations of Mr Mullin´s wife Christie,

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Sounds like the congressman has been Blessed with kind and loving wife...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 8/30/2013 4:14:44 PM     (No. 9498850)

What a great story. Those little girls look like a handful, though. Having raised a few, I know them when I see them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: fleetusa, 8/30/2013 4:22:18 PM     (No. 9498862)

No surprise he´s a Republican.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 8/30/2013 4:25:32 PM     (No. 9498870)

Nice nice family, and yeah, those girls look like they could lead you on a wild chase. I´m just glad I don´t have to keep up with them.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/30/2013 4:29:10 PM     (No. 9498876)

Lovely story. Those children are very lucky.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/30/2013 4:44:49 PM     (No. 9498897)

The little ones appear to be identical, but the one on the far right I believe may be the ring leader of the two. She appears to have the more ´outgoing´ personality. Beautiful family and apparently the little girls are biologically related. Lots of resemblance to their 5 yr. old.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sw penn, 8/30/2013 4:53:21 PM     (No. 9498905)

Only one man on the entire planet
luckier than the man with four ladies
to tell him what to think...

The one with five...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 8/30/2013 5:05:21 PM     (No. 9498913)

They are so precious in their little cowgirl boots!! Congratulations to this family.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pros7767, 8/30/2013 5:30:27 PM     (No. 9498946)

Beautiful story. God bless them all.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 8/30/2013 5:45:57 PM     (No. 9498965)

How cute are the kids in their cowboy boots? God bless them all.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bpl40, 8/30/2013 5:57:41 PM     (No. 9498978)

Future POTUS?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: steph_gray, 8/30/2013 7:16:25 PM     (No. 9499046)

#2, No surprise, and also no surprise the article is ore than half over before admitting that in a picture caption.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 8/30/2013 7:45:45 PM     (No. 9499072)

I was going to comment that the mother must have been a democrat, but realized the twins are alive....
What a pair of cuties. in a few years dad is going to have his hands full shooing boys off his door step.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Mother of AL, 8/30/2013 8:58:28 PM     (No. 9499139)

You know--I am so tired of stories of these mean-spirited, non-caring Republicans /s

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Reply 14 - Posted by: PAdiva, 8/30/2013 9:19:47 PM     (No. 9499157)

I hope that the birth mother can distantly watch this family knowing that giving birth to the girls was the Gd honoring thing to do.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/30/2013 10:15:20 PM     (No. 9499195)

What a loving gesture, and what a beautiful family. All three girls are going to be heart-breakers when they start dating. Bless the entire family.

I knew he was probably a Republican, since his party isn´t trumpeted in the headline and is only casually mentioned in a picture caption.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/30/2013 10:31:07 PM     (No. 9499222)

The little girls are lucky indeed. My mother and a distant cousin spent a good 25 years doing the research to link back up their separated families. They ended up publishing a limited edition book.

A great grandmother had abandoned her 8 children, who were then adopted out to 8 different families (during the Civil War when her husband was away fighting). She´d run off with this Cheney fellow who took her back to Nebraska where she had 5 more!

They didn´t bother linking up with the Nebraska crowd ~ we already knew them. Lynn can write her own book.





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Reply 17 - Posted by: bluebonnet, 8/30/2013 10:42:54 PM     (No. 9499233)

Thank you so much for posting this article! Reading this was like standing in a cool Texas rainshower after another 100+ degree day spent in 0bama-land.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: bugger, 8/31/2013 6:12:03 AM     (No. 9499414)

Well put #17, I too was in need of an uplifting story amid all the carnage we deal with daily.

Agree with other posters on the outfits, cowgirl boots and all. I cannot imagine anything cuter!

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