Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Blizzard Babies

Boston Globe
6 February 2008

The class of '78

30 years ago, epic blizzard produced babies and special memories

By Peter J. Howe
Globe Staff

As the 30th anniversary of the Blizzard of 1978 arrives today, Lauren Healy, Rachel Lockhart, Amy Christensen, twin brothers Marc and Jim Kelly, and a couple of thousand other Massachusetts natives can celebrate turning 29 1/4. Or thereabouts.

Count them as Blizzard Babies, a crop of people who can be eternally grateful that Mom and Dad got cooped up during the epic storm of Feb. 6 and 7, 1978, and saw their confinement bear fruit about 40 weeks later. [...]