I95 STREET JOURNAL

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ATLANTA — In the middle of the winter storm that paralyzed Atlanta Tuesday, a mother gave birth in her car alongside the highway.

Amy and Nick Anderson were on the way to the hospital, but couldn’t make it fast enough due to treacherous road conditions.

Amy wasn’t due for another week. But when she started having contractions, she told her husband via Facetime to come home from work.

When they got on I-285 and became trapped in the gridlock, they knew they had to pull over.

“We couldn’t go forward any more and that’s when I knew,” Amy said. “The contractions had gotten so strong, I knew that this baby was coming, because we just couldn’t get through.”

Sandy Springs police Officer Tim Sheffield said he stopped shortly after 5 p.m. and asked the couple if they were having car trouble.

“I said, ‘No, we’re having a…

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