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.

Hefei, China
Nurses attend to newborn babies at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province, China, October 31, 2011.

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