Manhattan Couple Gives Birth To Twins On 11/11/11


babiesNov. 11, 2011, or 11/11/11, became a special day for one Manhattan couple for two very special reasons. Madeline Rebecca Harrison and her twin brother Elliott William Harrison were born on Friday just after 10 a.m., but the births were no surprise for mom and dad.

They scheduled the cesarean section so their kids would have a special birth date.

“I just think there’s a lot of creative outlets that we can use for their birthday parties,” mom Ahna Tessler said. “You know it’s like endless what you can do with 11/11/11.”

“It turned out to be really wonderful and fun,” dad John Harrison said.

The mom and babies are all healthy and expected to be released soon from the hospital.

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  1. They should have planned the surgery for one hour later at 11:11!
    May they both be zocheh to grow up to be nice G-d-fearing people amongst the chasidei umos ha’olam.

  2. I agree to #2,3 it would have been very cool if they were born at 11:11.But if they werent who cares im sure their were thousands of babies born on 11-11-11.