27 C
Abuja
Monday, February 24, 2020

California twins born in two different years

Twin infants born just as New Year’s Champagne corks were popping share the same parents, but different birth years. 

Maribel Valencia, of San Diego, California made it to a local hospital on Thursday just in time to give birth to a baby girl — Jaelyn — in the final seconds of 2015.

Jaelyn’s brother Luis was born about two minutes into 2016, local media reported.

“We were actually watching the clock,” the pleased father — also named Luis — told the local NBC television station.

“We wanted to see if we were one of the first ones” born in the new year.

Both infants, who had not been expected to arrive until later this month, and their mother were reported to be doing well.

 

– AFP

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

Latest News

Vote count in Togo as opposition alleges fraud

Togo tallied ballots Sunday after a key challenger insisted he could cause a shock upset despite what he claimed was "fraud" in an election...

Former South African president Jacob Zuma returns after medical trip to Cuba

Former South African president Jacob Zuma touched down at OR Tambo International Airport, following a medical vacation to Cuba for an undisclosed illness.The former...

South Sudan rivals form coalition government

South Sudan opened a new chapter in its fragile emergence from civil war Saturday as rival leaders formed a coalition government that many observers...

Biden attempt to play victim of South African apartheid regime backfires

US Democratic Presidential contender and former vice president, Joe Biden has controversially claimed that he was arrested in South Africa during apartheid, while trying...

120 jihadists killed in a joint operation by French and Nigerien army

A joint operation by Nigerien and French troops in southwest Niger killed 120 "terrorists" and seized bomb-making equipment and vehicles, the country's defence ministry...

Uganda and Rwanda sign extradition treaty

The foreign ministers of Rwanda and Uganda have just signed an extradition treaty at the conclusion of the summit at the common border presided...

Libya’s LNA says ready to battle Turkish forces if talks fail

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar vowed on Friday to fight Turkish forces if peace talks in Geneva failed, in comments to a Russian news agency.The...

French forces say killed 50 militants in Mali

The French military says it has killed about 50 Islamist militants in Mali. It said one of the dead was a member of the...

Libya’s Haftar ready for ceasefire if Turkish, Syrian mercenaries leave

Libyan National Army (LNA) Commander Khalifa Haftar said he would be ready for a ceasefire if Turkish and Syrian mercenaries left the country and...

Lesotho PM leaves country as murder charges loom

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has failed to appear in court to face charges of murdering his estranged wife, Lipolelo Thabane in 2017.An aide...

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -
%d bloggers like this: