Courtesy of Aaron Halbert

Courtesy of Aaron Halbert

In an op-ed published to The Washington Post last Thursday, missionary Aaron Halbert explained why he and his wife chose to birth black triplets.

“I felt sheer delight during this pregnancy watching my son and daughter, with his dark brown skin and her with the ringlet hair and slightly tan skin, kiss my white wife’s growing belly,” Aaron, a self-described white Evangelical, writes.

“There is something beautiful and enriching being the only white face sitting and chatting with some of my African-American friends as my son gets his hair cut on a Saturday morning,” he added. “There is also something wonderful in the relationship that is built as my wife asks a black friend on Facebook how to care for our little biracial daughter’s hair.”

Read the entire saddening op-ed piece here.

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