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Icelandic Brothers Born on 12.12.12 and 09.09.09

Guðrún Sólveig Ríkharðsdóttir Owen gave birth to a son on December 12, 2012. His older brother was born on September 9, 2009. “We were hoping for it of course. But still, it’s an incredible coincidence,” she said.

baby-carriages-laugardalur_bvPhoto by Bernhild Vögel.

Unfortunately, Guðrún’s husband, Guðni Jónsson, missed the birth because he was out at sea as chief engineer of Baldvin Njálsson. The month-long tour ends next week. “I think it was more difficult for him than me,” Guðrún told Fréttablaðið.

The boy arrived earlier than scheduled. The birth went well and he was healthy, measuring 55 centimeters and weighing 4,125 grams.

There is nothing significant about the birthdays of Guðrún or Guðni, nor about the birthdays of his two sons from a previous relationship. “I don’t know why the brothers decided to be so special,” she laughed.

When asked whether they intend to have more children on special dates, she responded with a definite “no.”

Five children were born at 12:12 on 12.12.12 in Iceland.

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