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Old 09-01-2009, 11:27 AM
Status: "More snow please" (set 10 days ago)
 
Location: Madison, WI Metro Area
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Old 09-01-2009, 11:29 AM
Status: "so confused at my state of confusion" (set 11 days ago)
 
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Unbelivable these ppl really should try birth control or some form of it .
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Old 09-01-2009, 11:36 AM
Status: "More snow please" (set 10 days ago)
 
Location: Madison, WI Metro Area
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I wonder if they ever considered getting pets??? The four legged kind.
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Old 09-01-2009, 11:40 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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IF that is what they want...good for them... However they will have a child younger then their first grand kid...

I do often get this creepy vibe about the husband, 'Jim Bob'...That he is this sex starved addict that just keeps fertilizing his poor wife. Much to her dismay. Just a vibe....nothing more.
She has been pregnant for a good 20 years now. She can't possibly like reeking havoc on her body,,,19 times over now. Poor lady...
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Old 09-01-2009, 11:45 AM
 
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They're going to run out of "J" names soon!

As for Jim Bob being a sex addict, it takes 2 to tango - surely she c/h said No at some point. I do agree though, all those pregnancies w/h to take a huge toll on her body.
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:02 PM
 
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She's 42. Theoretically, she can go on for 13-15+ years still or more. I am kind of interested as to how long they will be having kids. I think they are getting at a Guinness record, in the amount of kids, and the length of pregnancy years.

In short, 10 years from now we'll still hear these news!
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:10 PM
 
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Honestly, at this point what's the difference? 18?19? what's one more! I do wonder about the risks getting higher as Michelle gets older. One of these days they'll have a baby with Down's or something.
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:13 PM
 
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She's 42. Theoretically, she can go on for 13-15+ years still or more. I am kind of interested as to how long they will be having kids. I think they are getting at a Guinness record, in the amount of kids, and the length of pregnancy years.

In short, 10 years from now we'll still hear these news!
I don't know. I had a coworker who was one of 20 or 21 kids. They just weren't on TV. I do think they'll keep at it for years to come. I bet at least one or 2 more maybe 6 or 8!

Who holds the world record for having the most number of children? - Open Space - Sunday TOI - NEWS - The Times of India
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:21 PM
 
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Good for them! Based on what I've seen of thier children they tend to be pretty polite little kids. The grown ones are so mature and seem like they will contribute to the world wonderfully.
We need more people producing such capable children if you ask me...
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:27 PM
 
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I don't know. I had a coworker who was one of 20 or 21 kids. They just weren't on TV. I do think they'll keep at it for years to come. I bet at least one or 2 more maybe 6 or 8!

Who holds the world record for having the most number of children? - Open Space - Sunday TOI - NEWS - The Times of India
Right, she won't have an absolute record, so they just may be aiming at keeping the public interest up (the source of income). They broke into everyone's minds, they may as well try to stay.

If Michelle stops bearing children right now, I think the interest in their family would die. Because, as opposite to J+K, their main attraction is "keeping having babies" versus "the family life" in J+K.
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