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Fraternal twins Amy Haskell, left, and Sarah Martinka each gave birth to a son April 23 at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, despite trying to avoid that exact situation. Amy’s son, Andrew, arrived about three hours before Sarah’s son James. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Mother’s Day: Bemidji sisters celebrate newborn sons on same day

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BEMIDJI — It was exactly what they didn’t want to have happen.

Fraternal twins Sarah (Berg) Martinka and Amy (Berg) Haskell were both expecting their second children in April, but they took steps to ensure the babies would not be born on the same date.


But, fate had other plans.

Andrew Frank, son of Travis and Amy Haskell, was born at 12:33 p.m. April 23.

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