Dr. Amos Grunebaum/NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell hospital

This baby is so fresh she doesn’t even have a name yet, but she definitely has a number. Baby-girl Patterson entered the world at 12 minutes after noon today at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell hospital.

She weighs a little over six pounds. She has twin siblings. We wish her health and happiness a dozen times over. Name suggestions?

drawing of the runaway zebra

Children depict events in the news. The current assignment: Runaway zebra on Staten Island.

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