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Being born on Leap Day

Dutch newborn Guus is held by an unidentified girl on February 29, 2012 aferr being born earlier in the day in Amsterdam.

Happy Leap Day, everyone. For businesses, the extra day means another opporunity to bring in cash; for others, it's a chance to get some extra hours.

But for those born on Feb. 29, certain obstacles do arise. In today's Mid-Day Extra, Jeremy Hobson and Adriene Hill talk to Raenell Dawn, the co-founder of the Honor Society of Leap Year Day Babies. She talks about the unique circumstances that come with being born on Leap Day.

About the author

Adriene Hill is a senior multimedia reporter for the Marketplace sustainability desk, with a focus on consumer issues and the individual relationship to sustainability and the environment.
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