Babies born 8/8/08 at 8:08; 8 lbs., 8 oz.

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Wow, talk about timing! Not just one, but two babies were born at this time on this day, and to add to the oddity, both weighed in at 8 pounds, 8 ounces.

Meet Hailey Jo Hauer and Xander Jace Riniker, both born at 8:08 a.m. on 8/8/08, weighing 8 pounds, 8 ounces, in neighboring states.

Xander, born at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is the eighth grandchild for his mother’s parents. And he’s not the only one in his family with an unusual birthday: His 2-year-old brother, Kael, was born on 4/5/06.

Lindsey Hauer thought staff at Lake Region Hospital in Minnesota were joking when they told her the time of her daughter’s birth. And then she got a call from the birthing suite noting Hailey’s weight.

This inspired several hospital staff members to buy lottery tickets, including Xander’s father: Chad Riniker.

-via MSNBC.com

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