Valerie relies on the other two wives for support.

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Ali and Vicki, the two other wives in Valerie's family, stayed at home during The Oprah Show taping because Vicki was expecting her seventh baby, bringing the house total to 22 children. Ali is not only the first wife in the familyshe is also Valerie's twin sister. "We have a really good system where we work together with one another," Valerie says.

With 22 children to look after, Valerie and the other wives rely on each other for support. "It's a lot of managing and everything like that. All of our children are in sports or music, and so we get this big calendar and we say, 'Okay, I've got music lessons this day' and 'Can you take the kids while I go to soccer this day,' and it just kind of works."
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FROM: Polygamy in America: Lisa Ling Reports
Published on October 26, 2007

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