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March 12, 2016
Boy meets paramedic who helped deliver him in ambulance
The Herald Net
BOTHELL, Wash. — A while back, 5-year-old Nolawi Bruk asked his mother an important question. He knew his brother, 9-year-old Nabu, was born at EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Kirkland. What about himself, didn't he have a hospital?
Hosana Hailu told her youngest son that his story was a little more complicated. It started with a storm. On Jan. 11, 2011, the night he was born, more than two inches of snow had fallen on the ground. Hailu had a prenatal check-up that morning, and the doctor told her to come back in a week if she hadn't gone into labor.
Around 8 p.m., the pain started. She called the doctor's office. She was told it didn't sound like labor yet.