Coney Barrett and her husband Jesse M. Barrett met as college students in regulation college on the College of Notre Dame and have been married since 1991. Since then, the couple has welcomed and adopted seven children in whole.
There’s: Emma, who’s 19; Vivian, who’s 16 and was adopted from Haiti when she was 14 months previous; Tess, additionally 16; John Peter, who’s 13 and was adopted from Haiti; Liam, 11; Juliet, 9; and Benjamin, 8, who has Down syndrome.
On Sept. 26, Coney Barrett talked about her massive household throughout a speech on the White Home’s Rose Backyard. (The identical occasion that has since been labeled a COVID-19 “super-spreader” due to the dearth of masks and social distancing.)
“The President has requested me to turn out to be the ninth justice, and because it occurs, I’m used to being in a gaggle of 9 — my household,” she instructed the group.
She continued, “Vivian and John Peter, because the President mentioned, had been born in Haiti and got here to us 5 years aside once they had been very younger. And probably the most revealing half about Benjamin, our youngest, is that his brothers and sisters unreservedly determine him as their favourite sibling.”