Famous people who were born premature
Today is World Prematurity Day
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A premature birth has its risks, but it doesn't necessarily mean that the baby won't develop into an extraordinary human being. In fact, history tells us otherwise. There are indeed numerous highly accomplished people who were born premature. This is particularly impressive when you remember that just decades ago the medical support for premature babies was practically non-existent. But the truth is that, against all the odds, these babies survived and thrived!
Click through the gallery and celebrate some of the world's most famous preemies.
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