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Half-Millionth Person Born in Province Celebrates 46th Birthday

46 years ago Bernard Joseph William Hynes arrived in the world. He was born at Twillingate Cottage Hospital. Ordinarily, his arrival wouldn’t have been of particularly special note to anyone besides his parents, William and Margaret. But Bernie Hynes was no ordinary baby. In the post-Confederation Smallwood era, he was granted the lofty title, “Five Hundred Thousandth child born in this province. by the premier himself. Bernie Hynes now lives right here in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We caught up with him as he’s about to celebrate his birthday.

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