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First baby of the new year born at Maple Grove Hospital

Little Clare Ruth is the second redhead in the family.
Credit: Maple Grove Hospital
Clare Ruth, the first baby of the new year in the Twin Cities, with her parents, Justine and Pat Charmolis, Dr. Kristin Lyerly, and Sandy Anderson, RN (left to right)

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — The Twin Cities' first baby of the new year entered the world at 12:08 a.m. on Tuesday.

Clare Ruth was born at Maple Grove Hospital to her parents, Justine and Pat Charmolis. The family lives in Big Lake, Minnesota.

Clare weighs in at 7.4 pounds and 19.5 inches long. She is the second redhead in the family. She joins her siblings, 4-year-old Ava and 2-year-old John, who were also born at the same hospital.