CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Her name is EmLee Luckey and she was born on the seventh day of the seventh month of 2007.
This wasn't all left to chance.
Kerry and John Luckey's baby was due on July 22nd.
They told an obstetrician at the post hospital at Fort Campbell they hoped the birth would be on July seventh. The doctor induced labor early.
Kerry says she wasn't having any contractions last week and then they got too frequent. Eventually the couple were holding hands as they held off the clock on Friday night -- concentrating on Kerry not pushing.
The birth came at 1:22 a.m. on the Army post where John is based.
The Luckeys didn't roll all sevens. EmLee is the sixth child in the family and was born weighing seven pounds, nine ounces.
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.