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Mom born on Leap Day gives birth on Leap Day

FAIRFAX, Va. – Here’s something you don’t hear about often. A 40-year-old woman born on Leap Day gives birth to a baby on Leap Day.

It happened at Inova Fairfax Hospital Wednesday exactly at 8 p.m.

Mom Mame Thioune lives in Ashburn, Va.

Her little girl weighs 7 pounds, 5 ounces.

WTOP’s Michelle Basch contributed to this story. Follow Michelle and WTOP on Twitter.

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