The once-lively opera house has gone silent. The doctors and the horses just stood there, staring at each other. Fracis Tshibag’s joy turned to disbelief as he stood by his wife’s side and gazed into the eyes of his neighbor child for the first time.
I was clutching Arlette’s head as they lifted Daiel from her, Fracis says. ” was all over him…” But when I last saw him, he had blonde hair and white skis. My mouth just dropped open.
They say it was a to one that Frances and Arlette, who have no known white relatives, would have a white child. Experts have been stumped by the genetic mishmash, saying that Daiel is not an albino with no skin pigmentation and was likely conceived after the couple already had a two-year-old black son named Seth. “My first thought was, ‘Wow, is he really mime?’” Fracis continues. “I was too shocked to speak, and I could tell the doctors were debating whether or not the baby was really mine.
The Arlette said, When we locked eyes and smiled at each other, I knew it was him. There was never any doubt about his faithfulness to his wife, but seeing his white skiis certainly took him by surprise. Arlette’s affair rumors must have been the first thing the Rosses thought of. I’m sure their whole bodies were, too, but their faces were especially expressive.
They must have been thinking, “Oh my gosh…” What the heck is going on, and what is he planning to do next? Neither Arlette nor I spoke up while the horses gawked at Daiel’s blond hair. We just couldn’t get over the fact that his skis were white.
I kissed him when I was down and out. I was able to examine his features in greater detail and realized that he resembled both me and Arlette. He’s got my husband’s eyes and my wife’s lips. Although we were taken aback by Daiel’s white skin, we recognize our good fortune and consider ourselves fortunate to be his parents.
He is beautiful. Experts in the field of reproductive biology call the birth “extraordinary” and say they have no explanation for why the couple has produced two children of different races.