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Baby born on Maine island for 1st time in more than 90 years


October 21, 2020

ISLESFORD, Maine (AP) — A woman has given birth to a baby on Maine's Little Cranberry Island for the first time in more than nine decades.

Born two weeks ago, Azalea Belle Gray is the sixth child for Aaron Gray and Erin Fernald Gray on Islesford, which is also known as Little Cranberry Island.

The Grays had contingency plans to go to Mount Desert Island — the largest island off the coast of Maine — for the birth if they needed to. But everything went smoothly Sept. 26, the Bangor Daily News reported.

Erin Fernald Gray said she didn't set out to be the first woman to have a home birth...

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