Phonebanking for Bernie, woman gives birth to baby girl

The author and Bernie standee in January 2020. Photo by Anton O’Donnell (

On the phone with New York voter and first-time father who was at the hospital for second day of labor with his wife. The wife began to go into labor. He kept me on the phone. It sounded like a breeched birth. He said, “There are two heads.” I didn’t know what to do. I Translated birth. Heard baby cry. It was a little girl. Then I cried.

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