Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Cross-Border Twins Celebrate First Birthday

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Cross-Border Twins Celebrate First Birthday

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TWINS who found fame after being born in separate countries will celebrate their first birthday today. Dylan and Hannah Rose Fox made national - and international - news when they arrived in the world because Dylan was born in England while his younger sister was born in Scotland.

Donna Keenan went into labour four weeks early at her partner Joe Fox's mum's house in Wooler, Northumberland.

They had no time to get to a hospital, but the speedy arrival of paramedics saw little Dylan, weighing 5lb 13oz, safely delivered right in the middle of his grandparents' living room.

As the twins were coming prematurely, however, the health professionals insisted on taking Donna to hospital for the second baby's birth.

That meant an hour-long journey across the border into Scotland, to the Borders General Hospital in Melrose, where Hannah Rose made her appearance.

Donna, 28, a cafe worker, from Wooler, who also has three-year-old daughter Jessica, said they are going to hold a special birthday party to mark their first birthday. …

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