Exactly four years after a British mother gave birth to a pair of twin boys, on July 18, she delivered a second set of naturally conceived twins, according to a report Thursday in the British newspaper The Sun. The mom, Kim Hefer, is reportedly the first woman in the United Kingdom to have to two sets of twins on the same day years apart. A bookie set the odds of this happening at 30 million to one, the paper reported.
That’s only the most recent case of attention-grabbing coincidental births. A mother, daughter, and granddaughter all sharing the same birthday or twin sisters giving birth on the same day or a boy and girl born on the same day in the same hospital who grow up and decide to get married — these odds-defying stories capture our imagination.
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