albino

‘Why me? How did I get black and white twins? I waited for someone to tell me there was a mixup.’: Mom births twins after 8-year fertility struggle, one with albinism, ‘She’s perfect to me in every way’

“The first time I saw her, I wondered if the nurse was handing me my baby, or someone else’s. I waited a few seconds for someone to tell me there was a mix up. ‘She’s so beautiful,’ the nurse said. My husband was also in denial, but reality was staring us in the face.”

‘Whoa! He has some really blonde hair.’ I JUST KNEW. My husband smiled. ‘He’s an albino.’: Mother of 2 sons with albinism says the best thing she can instill in them is ‘confidence’

“The doctor was staring inside me with a flashlight. We realized there was something extra special with him when nurses were coming in to see the ‘baby with the white hair.’ It was so white it would sparkle in the sunlight. My mother in law stared in awe and said, ‘He’s like a special little fairy.’”

‘Life with four children with albinism has been quite the adventure.’: Family adopts 4 albino children whose ‘unique, rare’ condition makes ‘our hearts full’

“We stick out in a crowd and draw attention anywhere we go. There are occasions when the pointing, stares, and whispered comments are invasive and annoying. People reach out and touch our children’s hair without asking. We’ve even had to step in and stop strangers from taking selfies with our kids!”

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