World’s First Surviving Septuplets Graduate From Carlisle High School

The world’s first surviving septuplets have graduated from their Iowa high school.

Alexis, Brandon, Joel, Kelsey, Kenny, Natalie and Nathan McCaughey all crossed the stage Sunday as part of Carlisle High School’s class of 2016.

Alexis McCaughey walks in the processional during graduation

Alexis McCaughey walks in the processional during graduation at Carlisle High School. Photo credit: usatoday

The septuplets were born Nov. 19, 1997, ranging in weight from 2 pounds, 5 ounces to 3 pounds, 4 ounces. Their mother had taken a fertility drug.


The McCaughey septuplets, Natalie, Alexis, Kelsey,

McCaughey septuplets at Carlisle senior awards night. Photo credit: usatoday

KCCI-TV in Des Moines reports that the septuplets are going on separate paths following high school, including the military and college. The station says two of the seven plan to attend Hannibal-LaGrange University in Missouri, where their parents say they were promised a free education.

Source: usatoday, Abcnews


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