Woman Passes Driver's Test While In Labor

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The Daily Mirror says Emma French's family had urged her to cancel her driver's test after her water broke, but she said she'd waited too long for it. French passed, and put her new license to use. She drove herself to a hospital and gave birth to a baby girl.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne with another amazing feat by a very pregnant woman. Last month, a Chicago woman gave birth hours after running a marathon. Now the Daily Mirror tells of a Scottish woman passing her driver's test while in labor. Emma French's family had urged her to cancel the test after her water broke, but she said she'd waited too long for it. French passed and put her new license to use. She drove herself to a hospital and gave birth to a baby girl. It's MORNING EDITION.

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