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    Barbara Walters with the Johnston family. Amber and Trent Johnston have five children, two biological and three adopted. They refer to themselves as the "real life seven dwarfs." All seven are achondroplasia dwarfs and are under four feet tall. <a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/2020/SH559026/VD55229389/2020-831-extreme-parenting">CLICK to watch full story on "20/20"</a>
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    Amber's parents, siblings and other relatives are all average sized, and growing up she was never exposed to other little people.
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    At 16, Amber met Trent Johnston, then 19, at a National Little People's regional event. They had an instant connection.
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    After three-and-a-half years of dating, they married.
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    After 5 months of marriage they found out they were pregnant. At 31 weeks, they learned their son would also have Achondroplasia dwarfism. They were very happy about it; they wanted kids who were "like them."
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    After having two biological children, Jonah and Elizabeth, they adopted Ana from Siberia in 2004.
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    Wanting a big little family, they continued to adopt. In 2006 Alex, from South Korea, joined their family. In 2010, with the arrival of Emma, from China, they became "the real life seven dwarfs."
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    The interview airs on "Extreme Parenting," a look at unconventional and sometimes controversial parenting methods. <a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/2020/SH559026/VD55229389/2020-831-extreme-parenting">CLICK to watch full story on "20/20"</a>
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