Baby name story: Moses

Hurricane Stan hit Central America in October of 2005. In Guatemala, hundreds of thousands of homes were destroyed and thousands lives were lost in the mudslides triggered by the storm.

A Guatemalan woman named Natalia Rianda had gone into labor during the flooding. Soon after being rescued, she gave birth to a son. She named him Moses after the biblical prophet who’d also had to contend with a large amount of water once.

Source: Guatemala Presses on with Grim Hurricane Recovery

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