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Congressman Reunites Twin Girls Separated As Infants By Adopting Them Into Family

Posted by on Sep. 2, 2013 at 6:18 AM
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Congressman Reunites Twin Girls Separated As Infants By Adopting Them Into Family

A congressman this week reunited a pair of twin sisters who were separated at birth by adopting them into his family.

The Republican congressman, Markwayne Mullin, adopted the pair of twins, Ivy and Lynette, who were reportedly born into a “bad situation” and had been living apart since they were 3-months-old, after repeated pleas from his wife.

Congressman Reunites Twin Girls Separated While Infants By Adopting Them Into Family

Ivy (left) and Lynette (right). (Credit: Daily Mail)

Initially he had told her that his busy schedule might prevent them from being an effective father.

“Basically I just stopped her, and I said ‘Babe we just don’t have time. I mean, think about it, all the new responsibilities you have, and how much I’m not around any more, and you’re wanting to take on two extra girls. We’re not talking about one, we’re talking about twin baby girls’,” the Republican told KRMG in an interview.

But Christie Mullin reportedly told her husband to pray for wisdom.

“What do you do? Do you pray to the Lord that your wife’s heart becomes as selfish as mine? God puts things in your life…and you have an obligation. Instead, I prayed that God would change mine, and I just can’t express enough — God changed my heart.”

Congressman Reunites Twin Girls Separated While Infants By Adopting Them Into Family

Congressman Mullin and his family. (Credit: Daily Mail)

Mullin says he is very happy his family made the decision to adopt the girls.

“If you talk to anybody, they say twins need to be together. The bond between them is just amazing,” he said.

“They can have a conversation with each other for hours and nobody else can understand it,” Mullin added.

The congressman said his other daughter and two sons are also adjusting well.

“Even before the adoption was finalized, from day one, these girls were their sisters. They were repeatedly saying over and over again, ‘they need a mommy and daddy, they need a mommy and daddy, they need a mommy and daddy,’” he said. “When you see this, and you hear it in your own kids and the passion they have for them… it just breaks you.”

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by Silver Member on Sep. 2, 2013 at 8:20 AM

What a sweet story

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