Winona triplets weigh in near record

Winona parents Jessica and Cris Marish on Monday welcomed their triplets Jackson Ronald, Emilie Rae, and Alaina Ann, weighing a combined 17.5 pounds, just 1 pound shy of the U.S. record, the Winona Daily News reports. The Marishes were the first triplets born at Mayo in almost three years.
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Winona parents Jessica and Cris Marish on Monday welcomed their triplets Jackson Ronald, Emilie Rae, and Alaina Ann, weighing a combined 17.5 pounds, just 1 pound shy of the U.S. record, the Winona Daily News reports. The Marishes were the first triplets born at Mayo in almost three years.

The U.S. record, according to the Guinness World Records: the Sullivan triplets of Raleigh, N.C., born in October 2011 at a total weight of 18 pounds, 11.48 ounces.

The world record goes back to 1914, when triplets weighing a total of 24 pounds were born in England, according to Guinness.

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