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Brittany and Joseph Duperre of Columbia, Md. Deliver Baby Girl Adrienne On Election Day

8:58 AM, Nov 7, 2012   |    comments
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COLUMBIA, Md. (WUSA) -- A Columbia family didn't get to stand in long lines with others on Election Day. Instead, they delivered a baby girl at their home.

According to Howard County fire spokesperson Jackie Cutler, Brittany and Joseph Duperre called 911 for help at approximately 3 a.m. on Tuesday. Baby Adrienne was "entering the world from the comfort of her home," says Cutler. A few minutes after the call, firefighters and paramedics arrived to cut the umbilical cord and transport the family to the hospital.

Cutler says that Adrienne is a healthy, 7 pound, 1 ounce baby. At last check, she and mom were doing well.

Adrienne is the second child for Brittany and Joseph Duperre. They have an 18-month-old son.

The family hopes to thank the crew, Lieutenant Danny Dushanko, firefighter/paramedics Chris Harvey and Chris Brown, firefighters Bart Albrecht, Brandon Thibeault and Chris Harvey, Thursday at their fire station.

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