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One day Kerry celebrates her birthday. Two days later, her older twin Terry celebrates his birthday. How could that be, when they were born a half-hour apart?
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Highlight the following for the answer: The twins were born while their mother was on an ocean cruise. The older twin, Terry, was born first -on March 1. The ship, traveling west, then crossed a time zone and Kerry, the younger twin, was born on February 28th. In a leap year, the younger twin celebrates her birthday two days before her older brother.
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