Medicine: 95

Year and a half ago George Isaac Hughes, New Bern, N. C. farmer, married for the second time. The oldest (63) and the youngest (33) offspring of his long first marriage marveled. Early this year Farmer Hughes's 27-year-old wife bore a son, promptly named Franklin Roosevelt Hughes. Doctors investigated and last week published in the American Medical Association's Journal the first certificate of its kind—that Farmer Hughes, 95, indubitably fathered Franklin Roosevelt Hughes.

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