Which of these sentences has the right number of commas, with each comma in the right place?

A. Jim, Sue, and Phil, my oldest kids, have all got blonde hair.
B. Jim Sue, and Phil my oldest kids, have all got blonde hair.
C. Jim, Sue and Phil, my oldest kids, have all got blonde hair.
D. Jim Sue and Phil, my oldest kids, have all got blonde hair.

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C. Jim, Sue and Phil, my oldest kids, have all got blonde hair.

Explanation: The commas go around the extra bit of information that the sentence would make sense without. They also go between the items in your list, except the final 'and'.

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