Families from Glen Ellyn and Lombard welcomed newborns Wednesday with a once-in-a-century birthdate.
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Thursday, December 13, 2012
Dads were jumping for joy as they were given the word that their children were born Wednesday—12-12-12—at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. “I was very excited our son was born today,” said Tiffany Tyson, a resident of Glen Ellyn. “My due date was today, too!” “We were hoping he would hold on until the due date and he did,” said Tiffany's husband, Art Tyson. “Our newborn son, Valentino, is also now the 12th grandchild in the family.” Another happy day came for the Fahad family of Lombard. Parents, Afroz and Fahad, welcomed baby Ehan at 2:36 pm Wednesday. “It’s really amazing,” said Fahad Iraqi, father. “It’s not just unique, it’s super unique!” “I was coming in to be induced, but my water broke on our way in,” said Afroz, …
Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation. Find out how to help and where you can watch or listen in the Chicago area.
Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert Wednesday. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including more than 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, starting …