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The Quick 10: 10 Leaplings You Might Know

Stacy Conradt
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It's not a leap year this year (it was last year), but we're coming up on the end of the February just the same. I think it's fascinating to have a birthday on a day that doesn't happen every year "“ it sounds so Harry Potter. People with February 29 birthdays are called Leaplings (or Leapers, but you can see where that might cause some confusion), and here are 10 of them you might know:

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And a bonus: Apparently Superman's birthday is February 29, according to DC Comics editor Julius Schwartz.

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