Stephanie Hallett
Updated Jan 24, 2017 @ 9:38 pm
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All babies are special, but these tiny cuties are a little… extra special. Biracial baby twins Kalani and Jarani Dean were born to a Caucasian mother, Whitney Meyer, and African American father, Tomas Dean, about nine months ago. Unlike most children of interracial couples, however, one of the fraternal twins — Kalani — was born with a white complexion, while Jarani was born with darker skin.

“When Kalani came out I thought she [had albinism] because she was all white. I asked my doctors, but they said, ‘Nope!’ And I kept thinking she would get color but she didn’t,” said Meyer in an interview today with Us Weekly. “It’s unusual.”

Estimates of how often this phenomenon occurs vary widely, with some as low as 1 in 500 and others as high as 1 in a million. But regardless of how many other pairs like them are born, the Dean twins definitely win the award for “most viral.”