Ben Elkin's Baby Ben Elkin and his wife Brooke are about to have a child. Elkin, an editor with NPR's The Tavis Smiley Show, comes from a family that claims it hasn't produced a girl for 16 generations. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates investigates.
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Ben Elkin's Baby

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Ben Elkin and his wife Brooke are about to have a child. Elkin, an editor with NPR's The Tavis Smiley Show, comes from a family that claims it hasn't produced a girl for 16 generations. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates investigates.