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Nadia Suleimannicknamed “Octomom” since she gave birth to 8 babies, shared a snap of the his children ready to go back to school on Tuesday. The octuplets turned 13.
The 47-year-old called her children, Noah, MaliyahIsaiah, NariyahJohn, MakaiJosiah and Jeremiahof “exceptional models“. “Be proud of yourselves, children, for being kind, respectful and helpful to your fellow students, teachers and staff. … I love you.“
Before having her octuplets by IVF in 2009, Nadya was already the mother ofAmeerahCalyssa, Elijah, Jonah, Joshua and Aidan.
Nadya went on to respond to people asking about her other 6 older children. “Their older siblings didn’t want me to post a picture of their first day,” she explained. “I respect their choice, and you should too.“
“You are all becoming some of the kindest, humblest, most grateful and loving human beings I have ever known,” Nady wrote in January on Instagram.
“Each of you has rare and unique characteristics, and is unlike any other child your age, especially in today’s society.“
“I don’t know what I could have done to deserve to be blessed so generously.”