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Sextuplets / England #198013

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 02, 1968
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(Studio) Sextuplets born in Birmingham, England, to woman on fertility drugs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Birmingham, England) Boys are Ian and Roger; girls are Lynn, Julie and Susan. 1 girl dies after birth. Mother, Sheila Thorns, turns รน30; her 1st children. Ea. weighs 2-3 pounds and were 2 mos. premature. [Dr. Margaret SHOTIEN - says they're doing well now. Won't predict if they'll survive. If they live week, we'll be hopeful.] [Father Norman THORNS - says-knew it would-be multiple birth. Told us it would be 5 or 6 in August]
REPORTER: Philip Scheffler Narrates

Cronkite, Walter;
Scheffler, Philip

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