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Life begins on the expressway

Couple's child born in their Pontiac on U.S. Route 22

January 27, 2014
By SHAE DALRYMPLE - Staff writer ( , Weirton Daily Times

WEIRTON After working a double closing shift at Olive Garden in Robinson Township, 24-year-old Drew Purks had been looking forward to getting some much-needed sleep Jan. 16. Just a few hours later he found himself helping his girlfriend, Corinne Laughlin, give birth to their first baby in the front seat of a Pontiac G6.

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