In 2001, Chris and Diamond decided they wanted their son, Dewayne, to have a little brother or sister. After having problems conceiving, Diamond visited a local fertility clinic where she underwent artificial insemination. Soon, their prayers were answered—Diamond and Chris found out they were expecting twins. Little did they know, they were actually having six!
Although the babies were small, their birth was big news—they are the first set of surviving African-American sextuplets in history
. The entire family visited The Oprah Show
on April 10, 2007.