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Idaho Soldier Sees His Twins Born Via Internet

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho Army National Guard medic has joined the increasing ranks of soldier dads who owe their first, real-time glimpse of their newborn children to the Internet.

Sgt. First Class Mike Lewis is stationed in Iraq but used the online calling and messaging service Skype to join his wife for her delivery in Idaho.

Heather Lewis of Nampa gave births to twins, Gabriella and Owen, last week with her husband watching and offering encouragement via the Internet.

The Idaho mom told KTVB-TV it was important for her husband to be part of the birth, even if he could only be there online.
      
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      Information from: KTVB-TV, http://www.ktvb.com/

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