Baby boy born on D.C. subway platform
WASHINGTON - A woman who gave birth to a baby boy on a Metro platform in downtown Washington is getting $100 in subway or bus fare. Shavonnte Taylor received a handwritten note of congratulations this afternoon from Metro general manager Richard Sarles. Included in the note was a $100 SmarTrip card. Taylor gave birth this morning on the platform of the busy L'Enfant Plaza station. Metro officials say she went into labor aboard a green line train bound for Greenbelt, Md. An off-duty emergency medical technician helped her off the train and delivered the baby. Taylor and her son, Amir, were taken to a hospital in apparent good health.Sarles wrote to Taylor that he's sure the delivery didn't go as she imagined.
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