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In rush-hour labor, ticket delivered

Joanne Rathe/Globe StaffJennifer Davis, with Charlotte, said her contractions were 3 minutes apart when the state trooper made them wait for a citation. Joanne Rathe/Globe StaffJennifer Davis, with Charlotte, said her contractions were 3 minutes apart when the state trooper made them wait for a citation. (Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff)
By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / December 4, 2008

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All too often, the congested roads of Greater Boston conspire with the vagaries of childbirth to leave a mother-to-be in a car on the roadside at one of life's most critical moments. A hard-bitten state trooper shows up and morphs into a highway midwife, clearing the newborn's nose and mouth, cutting the cord, and sometimes even saving a life. (Full article: 843 words)

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