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White baby born to black parents.....

THE stunned black dad of a newborn, WHITE, baby girl declared yesterday — "I'm sure she's my kid ... I just don't know why she's BLONDE."

British Nmachi Ihegboro has amazed genetics experts who say the little girl is NOT an albino.

Dad Ben, 44, a customer services adviser, admitted: "We both just sat there after the birth staring at her."

Mum Angela, 35, of Woolwich, South London, beamed as she said: "She's beautiful - a miracle baby."

Ben told yesterday how he was so shocked when Nmachi was born, he even joked: "Is she MINE?"

He added: "Actually, the first thing I did was look at her and say, 'What the flip?'"

But as the baby's older brother and sister - both black - crowded round the "little miracle" at their home in South London, Ben declared: "Of course she's mine."

Blue-eyed blonde Nmachi, whose name means "Beauty of God" in the Nigerian couple's homeland, has baffled genetics experts because neither Ben nor wife Angela have ANY mixed-race family history.

Pale genes skipping generations before cropping up again could have explained the baby's appearance.

Ben also stressed: "My wife is true to me. Even if she hadn't been, the baby still wouldn't look like that.

"We both just sat there after the birth staring at her for ages - not saying anything."

Doctors at Queen Mary's Hospital in Sidcup - where Angela, from nearby Woolwich, gave birth - have told the parents Nmachi is definitely no albino.

Ben, who came to Britain with his wife five years ago and works for South Eastern Trains, said: "She doesn't look like an albino child anyway - not like the ones I've seen back in Nigeria or in books. She just looks like a healthy white baby."

He went on: "My mum is a black Nigerian although she has a bit fairer skin than mine.

"But we don't know of any white ancestry. We wondered if it was a genetic twist.

"But even then, what is with the long curly blonde hair?"

Professor Bryan Sykes, head of Human Genetics at Oxford University and Britain's leading expert, yesterday called the birth "extraordinary".

He said: "In mixed race humans, the lighter variant of skin tone may come out in a child - and this can sometimes be startlingly different to the skin of the parents.

"This might be the case where there is a lot of genetic mixing, as in Afro-Caribbean populations. But in Nigeria there is little mixing."

Prof Sykes said BOTH parents would have needed "some form of white ancestry" for a pale version of their genes to be passed on.

But he added: "The hair is extremely unusual. Even many blonde children don't have blonde hair like this at birth."

The expert said some unknown mutation was the most likely explanation.

He admitted: "The rules of genetics are complex and we still don't understand what happens in many cases."

The amazing birth comes five years after Kylie Hodgson became mum to twin daughters - one white and the other black - in Nottingham.

Kylie, now 23, and her partner Remi Horder, now 21, are both mixed race.

Even so the odds were estimated at a million to one.

The Sun told in 2002 how a white couple had Asian twins after a sperm mix-up by a fertility clinic.

Yesterday three-day-old Nmachi's churchgoing mum Angela admitted that she was "speechless" at first seeing her baby girl, who was delivered in a caesarean op.

She said: "I thought, 'What is this little doll?'

"She's beautiful and I love her. Her colour doesn't matter. She's a miracle baby.

"But still, what on earth happened here?"

Her husband told how their son Chisom, four, was even more confused than them by his new sister.

Ben said: "Our other daughter Dumebi is only two so she's too young to understand.

"But our boy keeps coming to look at his sister and then sits down looking puzzled.

"We're a black family. Suddenly he has a white sister."

Ben continued: "Of course, we are baffled too and want to know what's happened. But we understand life is very strange.

"All that matters is that she's healthy and that we love her.She's a proud British Nigerian."

Queen Mary's Hospital said: "Congratulations to Angela and her family on the birth of their daughter."

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Comment by Big Shot... on October 28, 2010 at 3:33am
And look at that poor little girl, its so sad, shes hurt, confused and worried. She knows something is really wrong. THAT CHILD FEELS IT, "THAT'S THAT SAME FEELING I GET BABY-GIRL, YOU AIN'T WRONG, SOMETHINGS FISHY.." (Them daam Dr.'s probably joke about it all the time, like always.) Cant trust them...
Comment by Big Shot... on October 28, 2010 at 3:28am
Sorry, I hate to be the one to say it, but i gotta keep it real... This is a dirty experiment that those Dr./Sceintist have done to these poor people. Miracle baaaah, miracle my freaken eye! Even other Dr.'s say its not normal at all. Certain things aren't consistent even for this situation (like what he say about the hair. And the eyes are grey.). Those clowns probably injected her with something early within her pregnancy and she though it was normal or they told her it was something she needed and didnt think much of it. I dont trust them. THEIR HISTORY SAYS IT ALL...We need to stop being so quick to say God did it, all of this stuff is "not" the act of God. New diseases, sudden earthquakes, sudden Tsunami, volcano eruptions, all of this isn't God nor the act of nature. Most of these things have shown to be uncharacteristic to what we've seen all through out history. Even the most server cataclysmic evens have some kind of warning even if its not a many warnings, these things are just happening on and off like a light switch..

If I was pop's I would have so many blood, and waste analysis done not only at the hospital but at a big scientific research laboratory its not funny (mom's just gotta deal with it. ). And I would not stop until I got a reasonable answers that was backed by clear data. Leave no stone unturned... Starting with DNA....
Comment by P France on August 13, 2010 at 8:32am
GOD works miracles. but a DNA will hold that truth.
Comment by Hummingbird on July 27, 2010 at 2:50am
Oh so sweet "But our boy keeps coming to look at his sister and then sits down looking puzzled". the baby is so beautiful and this is a miracle to shut the rascit people up. This is God's work.
Comment by iris mendoza on July 26, 2010 at 6:30pm
the father should have the child test to see if it's his but the baby is so beautiful and the parent look like they really love there baby
Comment by Nichelle on July 26, 2010 at 2:15pm
Umm while the other couple with the twins were MIXED!!! Both of these ppl r Nigerian correct!! FOH!!! Either that aint his kid or they mixed up the babies! He is a fool not to get a test!! However she does have the mommas nose!!!
Comment by mega on July 26, 2010 at 10:01am
DNA...That's the key....SUM TING that all the tabloids never mentioned any DNA test or a possible switch.....
Comment by Prince Rod on July 26, 2010 at 9:04am
Go To Maury .
Comment by patrick davis on July 25, 2010 at 9:17pm
i juss think it a mutated sperm gene
Comment by patrick davis on July 25, 2010 at 9:13pm
mi goooooooooooooooooddddddddddddddd

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