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CGH welcomes New Year's baby from Walnut

Steve Wedekind and Brittney Tompkins of Walnut hold their son, Charlie Paul Wedekind.

Charlie was born at 8:38 a.m. Wednesday at CGH Medical Center, less than a week before his due date of Jan. 8. He was 8 pounds, 11 ounces and 21 inches long. Charlie was the first baby born in 2013 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

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