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CONTACT: Cynthia Bacon
Cell: (917) 538-1121
Flushing, N.Y., January 1, 2011, Update 9:36 a.m.-- New York Hospital Queens welcomed it's first baby of 2011 at 12:01 a.m., a baby girl, Selina Wong, weighing 7 lbs, 12 oz., born to proud parents Ting Li and Richard Wong of Fresh Meadows, N.Y. This is the couple's first child.
"It's exciting," says mother, Ting Li, who originally hails from South China. "And unbelievable, I never though I would have one of the first babies of the New Year."
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: Meet, Interview, Photograph or Film Family
TIME: 12 p.m. noon
Address: 56-45 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
Please meet in the first floor lobby of the Emergency Room entrance. Entrance off of Booth Memorial Avenue.
Among the first gifts the family and baby received from the hospital was a $1,000 savings bond and a congratulatory basket of flowers and baby goods.
New York Hospital Queens is a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and affiliated with Weill Medical College of Cornell University.