Baby Song

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was produced by the Winton programme for the public understanding of risk based in the Statistical Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. The aim was to help improve the way that uncertainty and risk are discussed in society, and show how probability and statistics can be both useful and entertaining.

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My daughter was born late at night in hospital by Cesarean. I was alone, with my stunning new born daughter in my arms, for what was a serene and special hour whilst my wife was in recovery. Come the time of departure it was perhaps 2:00 in the morning of a freezing cold day in March. After scraping the ice from the car windows, I sat in the cold car, waiting for it to warm up and decided I'd listen to the radio instead of a CD. As soon as I switched it over to the radio, I heard a baby crying and after after a few seconds a smile came over my frozen face as I realised what I was listening to ... Stevie Wonder's celebration song of his own new daughter, "Isn't She Lovely".
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Date submitted:Fri, 13 Jan 2012 09:48:32 +0000Coincidence ID:3304