Couple born in the same hospital ward 22 years ago set to wed!August 7th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): They were born next to each other in the same hospital ward, and now, twenty two years later, Kelly Robinson and Dale Wilson are all set to exchange wedding vows.
The two had been born in the same hospital ward at Northampton General Hospital and their mothers had recovered in adjacent beds.
After leaving the hospital, the two had lived their separate lives and it was until a mutual friend introduced them on April 10 2006, that they met for the first time.
The two came to know about the connection only when Miss Robinson’’s mum Marie, 55, and engineer Mr Wilson’’s mum Jane got together and started talking about their births. “I think it is destiny,” the Daily Telegraph quoted Miss Robinson, a team manager in fraud detection for Barclaycard from West Hunsbury, Northants, as saying.
“Everything fell into place when we got together. It felt like we”d known each other forever.
“It’’s so strange how we”ve met again and fallen in love. I can”t imagine it happening to anyone else. I feel so lucky I”ve found Dale,” she said.
The couple were re-introduced 20 years later by mutual friend Emma Smith who went to the University of Northampton with Miss Robinson, and is a childhood friend of Mr Wilson’’s.
Miss Robinson, who is three days older than her fiance, said there was an instant attraction between them. After a whirlwind five-month romance the pair decided to get married.
“It’’s such an incredible coincidence,” Miss Robinson’’s mother said.
“Jane and I were talking about giving birth. She told me how because Dale was a very big baby she had a really awful delivery and ended up having to have a caesarean section.
“Then she said giving birth to Dale was like giving birth to a rugby player because he was 10.5 lbs.
“Suddenly it just came flooding back that Jane had been the lady next to me in hospital.
“We had talked then about how giving birth to a big baby was just as dangerous as giving birth to a small one.
“The thing I remember about Jane was her letting her head flop back on the pillow because she was so exhausted.
“It’’s amazing the way my memory just clicked into place when I realised Jane was the same woman.
“The chances of them meeting again must be a million to one. It’’s just so peculiar but wonderful,” she added.
The wedding will take place at St John the Baptist Curch in Kingsthorpe, Northants, on August 9 followed by a honeymoon in Cyprus. (ANI)
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