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Birthday surprises

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 9th, 2013

Xieyang Tao and her husband, Doug O’Mara, hold their newborn son, Rob, the first baby born in 2013 at Brookings Health System. Photo by Charis Prunty/Register

• Oldham couple welcomes New Year’s baby, a boy

BROOKINGS – A healthy, handsome baby boy arrived for Xieyang Tao and her husband, Doug O’Mara, at 10:34 p.m. Monday. He was Brookings Health System’s first baby of 2013, and he was a surprise to his parents.

“We thought it was a girl – we’ve been thinking a girl for almost a year now,” Doug O’Mara said. “We had it all figured out – ‘It’s a girl for sure’ and that’s what Xieyang wanted, so we had everything, we bought all the clothes and everything.

“It’s perfectly OK, of course, it’s just funny – that’s how God manipulates things. You think you’ve got everything figured out and then ….”

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