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Twins Born Seconds Apart, in Different Decades

Florida brothers come into the world near stroke of midnight
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 2, 2010 12:21 PM CST
Twins Born Seconds Apart, in Different Decades
Two identical twins in Florida will have different birthdays.   (Shutter Stock)

(Newser) – A weird quirk of the calendar in a Tampa delivery room: Marcello Velasco was born at 11:59:37pm on New Year's Eve, and his identical brother, Stephano, arrived at 12:00:02. Which means that not only do they have different birthdays, but they arrived in different years and decades, notes the Tampa Tribune. "They'll always be twins, but now they each have their own special day," says dad. (Read more identical twins stories.)

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