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A couple decides to create their own interracial family!

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Knowing that it is often more challenging to find adoptive homes in the United States for non-Caucasian children we informed the agency that we were willing to accept any child except a fully Caucasian child. The pair also adopted two African-American children pictured and found their lives changing in a magical way. He and his wife Kerry are parents of three children, Clayton, Avery, and Grace. They are excited about what the Lord has in store and hope you will partner with them through prayer, financial giving, or both. Aaron and Rachel moved back to Mississippi so that Aaron could get an M. Rachel and Aaron Halbert of Mississippi decided to adopt when they experienced problems conceiving naturally. While that is the common thread of all humanity, it doesn't mean our racial differences are insignificant.

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White couple give birth to black triplets after 'adopting leftover' African

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Through a process called embryo adoption, this white mom birthed 3 black babies. It's not that we think race doesn't exist, or that we don't see it. Six weeks after the transfer we made a very nervous trip to the local hospital in Honduras, where we were serving as full-time missionaries. The story below is the full article he wrote in the. As I look at my growing family, I prefer to take it a step further, daring to hope that our family picture is a little hint of Heaven. Since Aaron and Rachel wanted their two adopted children to fit in with their new siblings, Rachel had two African-American twin embryos implanted. They also pointed out that it was in line with their beliefs to preserve life through embryo adoption.

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These White Evangelist Parents Have Just Had Triplets. Now Look Closer At Their Babies’ Faces

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But not everyone has the same response. But some families are choosing to adopt embryos and give birth to children who are of a different race. The triplets, three girls, were born in April 2016. The , a Christian run organization, shares in these beliefs. This is not the way we planned it 12 years ago when we were dating and talking about adoption, but oh, how thankful we are for God blessing us with these sweet little ones He has placed in our care.

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Missionary Couple Pose For Photo, But Their African

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When faced with the question of ethnicity while choosing their adopted embryos, the Halberts decided they wanted all of their children to feel connected to one another racially and again chose to adopt African-Americans. The choice to select African-American embryos began with the adoption of their first child. This would be a way for Rachel to experience pregnancy while rescuing the tiny lives waiting in the leftover embryos created during in-vitro fertilization. Aaron Halbert After struggling for years to conceive, Rachel and Aaron turned to a different method of creating a family: adoption. Aaron Halbert is a missionary serving in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The couple has five children who are not white like their parents. While there Aaron served at Second Presbyterian in Yazoo City as the youth director and intern.

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My wife and I are white evangelicals. Here’s why we chose to give birth to black triplets.

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Aaron Halbert and his wife Rachel grew up in very different parts of the world. However, instead of typically adopting a child of the same skin color as they were Caucasian , they decided to take a different route. And so, the day finally came where this white mom birthed 3 black babies. . As their two children grew older, the couple decided to adopt and implant two embryos from the National Embryo Donation Center in 2015 as a way to protect the unborn children, as the embryos would have either been donated to science or destroyed.

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Missionary Couple Pose For Photo, But Their African

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Despite that, there were some good reactions like an older white doctor who held their son tenderly and prayed over him, as well as a young black girl who wept, touched at hearing that the little African-American boy was their son. In April 2016, Rachel gave birth to three baby girls — Ryley, Whitley, and Anne Waverly. Thus, the couple sought to give two colored children the chance of having a happy family. Having difficulty conceiving naturally, they eventually went to an adoption agency in Mississippi, and told workers there they only wanted to adopt 'non-Caucasian' children. Aaron mentioned that they had expressly informed the adoption agency that they were willing to adopt any child except a Caucasian one. Aaron Halbert and family Photo Credit: Facebook Aaron and Rachel had two embryos implanted and began the long wait to see whether the transfer was successful. However, we had recently run into a couple who highly encouraged us to look into embryo adoption.

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