Sunday, June 5, 2011

Other Preemies

It's clear that there has never been a better time to be born prematurely.  But prematurity has always been part of the human experience.  The following notable people were born well before term:

Isaac Newton
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Johann Wolfgan von Goethe
John Keats
Mark Twain
Winston Churchill
Albert Einstein
Willie Shoemaker
Stevie Wonder (his prematurity accounts for his blindness)
Napolean Bonaparte
Charles Darwin
Richard Simmons
Sidney Poitier
Michael J. Fox
Veronica Ament

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