• Short Summary

    QUINTUPLETS WERE BORN TO KASAND MRS ANDREW FISCHER IN ABERDZEN, SOUTH DAKOTA (14 SEPT).NO OTHER?

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    QUINTUPLETS WERE BORN TO KASAND MRS ANDREW FISCHER IN ABERDZEN, SOUTH DAKOTA (14 SEPT).NO OTHER QUINTUPLETS BORN IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE SURVIVED INFANCY.THE FOUR GIRLS AND ONE BOY BORN TO MRS FISCHER, HOWEVER, ARE DESCRIBED BY HER DOCTOR AS "FINE BABIES" AND, HE ADDED, "AS FAR AS I KNOW, THEY ARE GOING TO BE ALL RIGHT."
    THE CHILDREN WERE BORN DURING AN HOUR AND A HALF PERIOD EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.THEY WERE BAPTIZED AND CONFIRMED SATURDAY AFTERNOON.THE BOY WAS NAMED JAMES ANDREW FISCHER AND ALL FOUR GIRLS WERE NAMED MARY.THEY WILL GET MIDDLE NAMES AT A FORMAL CHURCH BAPTISMAL CEREMONY.

    THE CHILDREN WEIGH BETWEEN TWO AND A HALF AND FIVE POUNDS, AND WERE BORN ABOUT TWO MONTHS PREMATURELY.

    THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION SAYS THE ODDS AGAINST QUINTUPLETS BIRTHS ARE ONE IN 54 MILLION.ONE SET OF QUINTUPLETS WAS BORN LAST WEEK IN VENEZUELA.ONLY TWO SETS OF QUINTUPLETS HAVE SURVIVED INFANCY IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE--THE DIORNES, BORN IN CANADA IN 1934 AND THE DILGENTIS, BORN IN ARGENTINA IN 1943.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9GM5AJ03ACO2GA50SFEKKE0V1
    Media URN:
    VLVA9GM5AJ03ACO2GA50SFEKKE0V1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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