After their new bundle of joy came into the world at 8:04 a.m., a few hours before the historic solar eclipse was visible across the United States, the couple took it as a sign to name their baby Eclipse in honor of the fantastic phenomenon. The healthy baby entered the world weighing 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring 19 inches in length. I've had some rude comments about her name and I've had some very sweet ones but it's a name - all that matters is that my daughter is healthy and she is here.
"Meet Eclipse! She was born at 8:04 am at Greenville Memorial Hospital", they shared on Facebook. Her parents are Freedom and Paul Eubanks.More news: Sempra Energy bids $9.45B for Oncor, topping Buffett offer
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Eubanks said her family was first "shocked" over the baby's unique name, but now thinks it was a great idea.More news: Revenue Estimates Analysis Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB)
A couple chose to name their baby Eclipse in honor of the rare astronomical event marking their little girl's birth Monday.More news: Man arrested after 3 children found dead in Maryland home