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By Karen Bassler
Staff Writer 

What Happens When You Realize that Your Birthday is Not on the Calendar?


February 27, 2020

After only 11 birthdays, Tamela (Vaughn) Greeley has accomplished quite a bit.

Tamela lives in New Enterprise near her mother, Arvilla Miller, and works for Appvion. She lives there with her husband and two children.

Wait. What?

Tamela will be 44 years old on Saturday, Feb. 29, but this will only be her eleventh birthday. She’s a leap year baby – a bicentennial leap year baby – the first bicentennial leap year baby born in Erie, Pa., in 1976.

Being a leap-year baby, sometimes called a “leapling,” is a big deal, until you become old enough to realize that your birthday doesn’t a...

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