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Joan Lunden

Joan's Blog / / December 11, 2012

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Today is 12/12/12... in fact, it's 12 PM right now! Today is the last time any of us will see a matching triple digit day in our lifetime!  (Assuming human life expectancy remains the same – but that’s another conversation for another time.) 

So, who's celebrating? Who's scared? Who cares? Here are a few fun tidbits about today's exciting date...

Today gamblers will play & wedding bells will ring as many superstitious people are taking advantage of these 24 hours.  And maybe they're on to something...some numerologists even say that today is a good day for making investments!  

Once-in-a-lifetime 12/12/12 date spawns mass weddings, superstitions

A boy in Alabama named Kaim Moriya is having his ultimate "golden birthday" today!  

Alabama boy turns 12 at 12:12 p.m. on 12/12/12

This Evening, a much anticipated concert will take place here in New York.  The 121212 Concert is being held to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy and features an all-star lineup with artists like Bruce Springsteen, the Rolling Stones, the Who and Paul McCartney, to name a few.  

121212 Concert 

I love this one! Edith Freeman will turn 100 today, and what's her secret? She says - getting up early & keeping busy...oh, and her brandy and chocolate when she feels like it! 

It's a Lucky Day for Edith, 100

And for those of you keeping watch, 12/12/12 is not the date set to be the end of the world according to Mayan Prophecy, that's nine days later on 12/21/12... Or not. 

Have a great day everyone!!

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Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, one of America’s most recognized and trusted television personalities, this mom of seven continues to do it all. As host of Good Morning America for nearly two decades, Lunden brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. The longest running host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 4 presidents and 5 Olympics and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves.

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