Who Is the World's 7 Billionth Person?

Who is the World's 7 Billionth Person? Hospitals around the world invite the press into their maternity wards to mark the day the United Nations has estimated will see the birth of the planet's seven billionth person.
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Manila, Philippines, October 31, 2011
According to U.N. demographers, Oct. 31, 2011 marks a population milestone: on this day, the world will exceed 7 billion people. U.N. officials have bestowed the symbolic honor of being the world's seven billionth person to Danica Camacho, born in Manila, Philippines to Camile Galura, who cuddles her in this photo, as a cake marking the event is presented to her.

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