Dec. 20, 2008: From left, Ebuka, Echerem, Jioke, Chima, Gorom, Chidi, Ikem and Favor, the surviving octuplets born to Nkem Chukwu, right, and husband Ikye Louis Udobi, not pictured, celebrate their 10th birthday in Houston, Texas. Their mother and father said they are astonished and grateful that their children have grown up to be healthy and active kids who are now in the fourth grade. "It's amazing. It's wonderful. It's just a miracle," said Chukwu, who had used fertility drugs.

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