Completely Bizarre

Completely Bizarre

This morning I looked on CNN.com and saw a very bizarre story that went like this:

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — A woman rushing to a hospital to give birth hit a few
stops along the way — first at a gas station where she delivered the baby
herself, then when confused police ordered her out of the car at gunpoint.

Debbie Coleman, whose 3- and 4-year-old daughters were asleep in the back seat,
pulled over at a gas station just after midnight Tuesday.

“I asked if she needed help, and she just leaned back in the seat, hollered a
little, and I looked down and there was the baby’s head,” said station co-owner
Lloyd Goff, who was alerted to the emergency at pump No. 7 by a customer.

Goff said Coleman “threw her leg over the steering wheel, groaned once, and the
rest of the baby came out.

“She caught that baby, put it to her chest, gave me a look, like, ‘I gotta go,’
closed the door, put the van in gear and away she went.”

A customer at the gas station in suburban Dayton tried to give police a heads-
up about Coleman’s situation, but a mix-up involving the license plate number
had them thinking the van was stolen.

As officers went looking for her, Coleman headed for the hospital, naked below
the waist and with the baby boy in her arm. His umbilical cord was still
attached.

“I kept pulling over, making sure (the baby) was all right, breathing,” she
said.

Meanwhile, police had straightened out the license plate issue. But another
caller mistakenly reported someone trying to throw a baby from a van.

Coleman said she noticed several cruisers following her before one cut her off.
With guns drawn, officers ordered her out of the van with her hands up.

“I opened the door and said, ‘I just had a baby’ and just let them see
everything,” she said.

Officers sent Coleman on and let the hospital know she was coming.

Coleman was discharged Wednesday. Her 6-pound, 8-ounce son, Richard Lee Coleman
Jr., r emained in intensive care.

I just feel that this story is like a bad episode of Twilight Zone, or a good episode of Tales From the Crypt, either way it is a very strange story. But does anyone else just feel like its a complete white trash story? This woman has two other kids and the third one slipped right out. Its like good god!

Also wouldn’t the officers have followed her to the hospital making sure that she made it, not just called ahead.

Crazy story.

–Marcos

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Marcos Cosme has had a love for writing and film since he was little. By combing those two passions, he started studying film early on in Middle School and High School writing screenplays and working in his High School television production studio. When it came time for college he decided to pursue a bachelors in Electronic Film making from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Marcos continues to be an avid watcher of movies and scripted television series, although he does, on occasion, watch some reality shows. He has watched hundreds of movies during the course of his life and has worked in various roles on small independent film projects, including writing, producing and directing. In his spare time Marcos loves to write screenplays, read books, contribute articles, blogs and reviews on various topics including (but obviously not limited to) movies, television, books, and wrestling; just to name a few. He is a Rabbit aficionado (he has a dwarf rabbit named Peanut-who is the logo of Cos' Blog) and is a Golden Retriever connoisseur (he has two Goldens named Cassie and Chloe). He also love to spend time with his wife and as of July of 2015 they welcomed their first child, Miles, who can occasionally be seen on the blog.

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  1. I am sorry it took so long to READ YOUR BLOG but i was busy! and anyways i dont get it. i mean where can i see waht people wrote? all that i can see is what you wrote – maybe that is because nobody wrote to you…but whatever the reason it confuses me and so that is why i have not taken part in your famous BLOG – sorry!

  2. slowly but surely people will hopefully start writing more. I think once they see other people writing to me they’ll start themselves. So thank you for writing. the reason why you can’t see what you wrote write away is because it has to be screened by me first and whenever I get to my e-mail to screen the posts is how they get on. Thank you again.

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