• Palindrome baby: South Bend infant born 9/19/2019 at 19:19 is 19 inches long

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -

    Call Lyanna O'Conner a true palindrome baby.

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    Little Lyanna was born during the final day of palindrome week, when each date reads the same backward and forward The infant was born at a South Bend, Indiana, hospital on Thursday --  9/19/19 -- to Donald O’Conner and Mayra Garcia-O’Connor, WSBT reported.

    Lyanna was born at 7:19 p.m. -- that's 19:19 in military time -- and was 19 inches long, the television station reported.

    "At first, it was a joke between the nurses, my husband, and the doctors, but the closer we got to the actual delivery we realized it might just happen," Mayra Garcia-O'Connor said in a statement. "Baby Lyanna is our second baby, and we couldn't be happier.”


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