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Arceli Keh, 63, gave birth for the 1st time

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, November 24, 2007 | 0 comments

When many women her age are anticipating the birth of their first grandchild, California resident Arceli Keh, age 63, gave birth for the first time in 1997 to a daughter named Cynthia.

The Associated Press reported that Keh and her husband, Isagani, a carpenter, spent at least $50,000 on in vitro fertilization treatments that eventually led to Cynthia's conception and birth. "I wasn't trying to make history," Keh told The Express, a British newspaper. "I just wanted a baby."


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