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‘Miracle’ baby born on 2 February 2022 at 2:22 in the morning

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A baby born on 2 February 2022 at 2:22 am in room two of a hospital has been described as a “answered prayer” for her family. Judah Grace Spear was born at the Alamance Regional Medical Centre in Burlington, North Carolina, reported Fox News. “Today is an extra special ‘twos-day’ for this newborn and her family,” said the hospital network Cone Health on Twitter. “Mum Aberli is a Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor, and the necessary cancer treatments she went through made pregnancy unlikely. But the family continued to pray for a little one – and today their prayer was answered.”

Thief shoves crossbow down trousers

A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a crossbow by stuffing it down his trousers in Florida, said Sky News. CCTV at a True Value Hardware outlet caught Darren Durrant taking a pair of cutting tools and removing the security tag on a Ravin Rio crossbow before shoving it down his trousers. He was arrested a few days later in the car park of a nearby store.

‘UFO’ spotted from Glasgow flight

A passenger said they spotted a mysterious UFO from their window as their plane took off from Glasgow Airport, reported the Daily Mirror. The anonymous passenger claimed they saw a large oblong shape flying through the air as they set off from the Scottish airport. Just weeks before, Marjol Cela, a passenger on a plane from Glasgow to Gatwick Airport, said she spotted an “object in disguise” as her flight descended into London.

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