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The first live birth of octuplets in the U.S. happened in Houston, Texas in 1998. From left, Ebuka, Echerem, Jioke, Chima, Gorom, Chidi, Ikem and Favor, the seven surviving octuplets, celebrate their 10th birthday. Their mother, Nkem Chukwu, looks on. RELATED Octuplets' mother already has... Eric Kayne / Associated Press