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Essex Jct. couple welcomes lucky little girl

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Chris and Nikki Mayhue rushed to the hospital Tuesday morning, ready to welcome the newest addition to their family.

"We were actually gonna get sent home, she wasn't progressing very quickly," mom Nikki said.

But baby Kassandra had other plans.

"She came a couple hours later," Nikki said.

And her timing couldn't have been better. The 8-pound baby girl was born Tuesday morning at 9:10 a.m. on 11/12/13.

"I didn't put it all together at first; he had to spell it out for me and say, we have all these numbers in a row," Nikki said.

"I saw the timing and what was going on, and it was blowing my mind the entire time," dad Chris said.

And if that wasn't enough of a grand entrance for baby Kassandra Lois Mayhue, even her name fits into this lucky lineup.

"My husband realized yesterday, or he made me realize that K-L-M was the 11th, 12th and 13th letters in the alphabet, which is her date of birth," Nikki said.

And with all these lucky numbers just falling into place, Chris and Nikki say they're just ready to introduce her to her two big brothers waiting at home in Essex Junction.

"Now we can go home and enjoy her with our other children," Nikki said.

"I feel very lucky, very healthy daughter right now, can't ask for anything else," Chris said.

Mom and dad say when she's old enough, baby Kassandra will hear all about her big day, and they hope she has lots of lucky days ahead.

"Hey, you can always hope," Chris said. "Tell her she's lucky."

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