Friday, January 13, 2017

New Year's babies: local, not local; all special!

Pacifica Tribune/Jane Northrop Staff Writer, 1/11/17. "First 2017 Pacifica baby born to math teacher."

New Pacifica baby Henrik,
a beginning of being 1st.
In a  Jan. 1, 2017 photo, Brandon Shay, and his wife Holly of Glendale, Ariz., hold their new born twins at at Banner Hospital in Glendale. The couple welcomed their first son, Sawyer, right, into the world at 11:51 p.m. Saturday. Their second son, Everett, arrived one minute after midnight on Sunday. (Nick Oza/The Arizona Republic via AP) Photo: Nick Oza, AP / The Arizona Republic
Twins born different years, promises
to be a future of fun and confusion.
"The search for the first Pacifica baby of the New Year brought out a bit of a friendly competition with several parents and grandparents calling the Tribune to register their times. The first Pacifica baby, Henrik Bossoletti-Smith, was born on Jan. 1 at 12:07 a.m. at Kaiser Hospital in San Francisco, but the first baby born in San Mateo County was born at 12:41 a.m. at Mills-Peninsula Hospital to a life-long Pacifican who just this month signed a lease on an apartment in Hayward.

....  ... "Thanks for all the interest participating in a Pacifica tradition. Henrik weighs 8 lb., 7 oz. and is 19 l/2 inches long. He is the second child in the family of Candice and Michael Bossoletti-Smith who live in Fairmont. He arrived four days before his expected due date. Candice, 32, teaches math at Ingrid B. Lacy Middle School where she has been for the last two years, starting out as a science and math teacher in Southern California for the first five years of her professional career. Michael, 31, is an Uber driver, formerly a solar systems installer. ...."  Read more.

Related, two late night, old year; and early morning new year twins deliveries.  SF Gate/KTVU Media, 1/2/17, "Twins delivered minutes apart have different birth years." GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Twins delivered 10 minutes apart at an Arizona hospital over the New Year's weekend have different birth years. Phoenix TV station KNXV-TV reports ( that parents Holly and Brandon Shay welcomed their first son, Sawyer, into the world at 11:51 p.m. Saturday at Banner Hospital. Their second son, Everett, arrived one minute after midnight on Sunday.  The father joked that Sawyer will tease his brother about being the older sibling. The same thing happened over the weekend in San Diego."

Note first Pacifica baby from the Pacifica Tribune article. Twins, born different years by Nick Oza/Associated Press from the related SF Gate article. 

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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