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Glen Cove mom recalls giving birth during 2003 blackout

On Aug. 14, 2003, when the lights went out on Long Island, New York City, and beyond during a massive Northeast blackout, Linda Ninesling of Glen Cove had a C-section scheduled at Glen Cove Hospital in Glen Cove — to give birth to her daughter Jessica — and started having contractions. On Monday, Ninesling talked about delivering her 8 pound, 1 ounce baby, and Jessica spoke about sharing her birthday...

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On Aug. 14, 2003, when the lights went out on Long Island, New York City, and beyond during a massive Northeast blackout, Linda Ninesling of Glen Cove had a C-section scheduled at Glen Cove Hospital in Glen Cove — to give birth to her daughter Jessica — and started having contractions. On Monday, Ninesling talked about delivering her 8 pound, 1 ounce baby, and Jessica spoke about sharing her birthday with a moment in history. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)