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Hospital's first baby of 2010 came just after midnight

Loan Le gave birth to her daughter Julianne Tran at 12:23 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1. Le and Tuan Tran have two other children, including Francis (pictured), 8, and Anthony, 1. Staff photo by Hank Long.
Woodbury,Minnesota 55125
Woodbury Bulletin
Hospital's first baby of 2010 came just after midnight
Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

Loan Le and Tuan Tran already have a Christmas baby with their son Anthony who was born Dec. 25, 2008.

The couple added one more holiday-themed birthday to the family when daughter Julianne arrived just after midnight Friday, Jan. 1, at Woodwinds Hospital.

Julianne Anh Tuyet Tran was officially born at 12:23 a.m. and represents the the first birth at Woodwinds Hospital in 2010. She measured at 6 pounds, 9 ounces and 19 inches long.

Le and Tran had plans for a family New Year's Eve gathering at their home in Woodbury that were cut short as the family instead spent the night in Woodbury's only maternity ward.

- Hank Long

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