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Photographer Gave Birth To Black And Albino Twins, Called Them World’s Most Beautiful Babies


Photographer Gave Birth To Black And Albino Twins, Called Them World’s Most Beautiful Babies

She spent eight years trying…

Nigerian-Canadian photographer Judith Nwokocha was overwhelmed with worries when she realized she was raising an albino girl next to her black-skinned brother. But the happiness that came with watching them grow up made her realize that her worry was for nothing.

Judith gave birth to Kamis, who has dark skin eyes, and Kachi, who’s the complete opposite of him in appearance because she’s an albino.

Before her twins, Judith spent eight years trying, but failing to have children. She succeeded to have her twins through in vitro fertilization.

She gave birth to her twins in 2016, but even through her pregnancy, things weren’t easy for the couple. On her second scan, she recalled that the doctor told her her twins might have Down Syndrome. After they were born, Judith noticed that Kachi, who has albino, was not developing at the same rate as her peers.

She noticed at 7 weeks old, Kachi was “always behind, very small, and stopped growing.” The couple had a major scare as the doctor told them she might not have long.

And then there was the issue of how different she was from the rest of the family, “I was just glad she was perfect – both were healthy, and they just made me be stressed for nothing. Other than the fact that she is a different color, she looks exactly like me.”

“It took me a while to realize I’m going to be raising an albino – I was really concerned about what people were going to say; it’s not a very usual thing to have an albino and a black baby. I was also sad. I was worried about how she is going to go through society, how people are going to treat her.”

Through every step of raising the twins, Judith could recall how many times people had a shocked expression when they were told her kids were twins. But so far, she’s never had to deal with negative comments about them. Albinism is particularly looked down upon in Nigeria, Judith’s native country.

Judith, however, learned to see the beauty beyond her upbringing and cultural influence on her daughter. Especially in “her gold hair, her brown eyes, her pink lips and everything about her.”

And now, she’s dedicated a page to showing the beauty of albinism through her daughter. She shared, “I’m showcasing the beauty in albinism by constantly taking pictures of her and her twin brother. I’m not sure she’s aware of her uniqueness at the moment, but eventually, she’ll know, and it’s my responsibility to educate her and teach her to love herself no matter what.”

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