Minnesota couple welcomes baby born prematurely on Leap Day

[WCCO-TV, February 29, 2016] Feb. 29, Leap Day, only comes along every four years. The extra day in the month exists to account for the earth’s orbit around the sun taking slightly longer than 365 days.

At 10:05 a.m. on Monday, Sullivan Reiter was born almost 3 weeks premature. It’s as though he wanted to leap right into this world early.

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