(THE STATE) — How do you prepare two lively 3-month-olds – delightful, ruddy-faced twins who alternately coo and cry and inevitably need a change of diaper – for starring roles as the sweet, slumbering Baby Jesus?
SHHH! Very, very quietly.
Ellie and Harper Beacham, twin daughters of Lindsey and Jimmy Beacham, will make their debut this weekend as First Baptist Church presents its 25th annual Columbia Christmas pageant. Since they will come on stage in the finale Nativity scene, their parents plan to spend a lot of their time backstage making sure that one or the other of the twins is in dreamland by the time they take their turn in the Holy Family tableau.
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“It’s kind of a game-time decision,” Jimmy Beacham chuckled.