The Canadian man lives with 27 wives, gave birth to 150 children in 44 years, and is still giving birth to this day
“My name is Merlin, I am 19 years old, I have 149 brothers and sisters, and 27 mothers at home.” A young man with glasses said this in front of the camera. Although what he said made one’s jaw dropped, his tone didn’t fluctuate at all.
According to the British”Sun” reported on January 22, Merlin now lives in the United States, he is from Canada, Britain In Columbia, his family is a special polygamous family.
Merlin confided in the video in the video:”Since I was young, I have been trying to hide my growth experience. But now, I have grown up, I think I have the ability to let the world know about this. .”
44 years ago, 20-year-old Wen Ston Blake Moore and his first wife gave birth to their first child. Since then, Blakemore has married more and more women, and more and more children. Among these wives, some have twins, some have triplets, and some have quadruplets.
At present, Blakemore is 64 years old, his eldest son is 44 years old, and the youngest is under 1 year old. Merlin said that the wives of his father are still pregnant and giving birth.
Merlin is the 69th child in this family, and the 67th and 68th children are Merlin’s triplets. In this family, children will call their mother their mother normally, and call the other 26 people their names plus their mothers.
This family is quite A unique way exists. Children grew up with their mother instead of living with their father. Usually, two mothers and their children live in each house. One mother lives with the children on the first floor, and the other mother lives with the children on the second floor.
What’s more interesting is that children of the same age in this family all have names beginning with the same letter. The 12 children born in the same year as Meilin start with”M”. For children born the following year, their names start with”R”.
Like ordinary families, children’s birthdays and other anniversaries will be celebrated together. What’s more troublesome is the family reunion festival like Thanksgiving. A large family of nearly 180 people must squeeze into a large hall for dinner.
Grow up in an ordinary family Of children, childhood is often spent in quarrels and stumbling. But Blakemore’s family is different. Children know how to work and collaborate from an early age. After all, it is not easy to feed such a large family. The children will do the farm work by themselves, bear the corresponding responsibilities, and store most of the food in warehouses and cans. In it for later consumption.
Not all children in this family can grow up healthy. One of the mothers was accused of child abuse by Canadian authorities because she secretly selected the sex of her child for abortion. Another mother gave birth to a baby with 12 fingers.
In 2017, father Blakemore was accused of remarrying and violating fundamentalism and Finally sentenced to 6 months house arrest. But such a small punishment did not stop Blakemore and his wives from continuing to breed offspring.
Facing the camera, Merlin said jokingly:”Now if you want me to write the names of 150 people, I guess I can’t do it at all.”