Lark was born in the middle of hurricane: - Everyone calls me orkanbaby

One stormy night in december 20 years ago was a Lark Juhl Pedersen's birth close to ending up in a huge nightmare. While millions of danes struggled to limit

Lark was born in the middle of hurricane: - Everyone calls me orkanbaby

One stormy night in december 20 years ago was a Lark Juhl Pedersen's birth close to ending up in a huge nightmare. While millions of danes struggled to limit

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
04 December 2019 Wednesday 04:00
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Lark was born in the middle of hurricane: - Everyone calls me orkanbaby

One stormy night in december 20 years ago was a Lark Juhl Pedersen's birth close to ending up in a huge nightmare.

While millions of danes struggled to limit the damage from the biggest hurricane in recent Danish history, fought Lærkes's mother: a whole different game.

even Though she was heavily pregnant, she was sent home from the hospital. With an unborn child inside the stomach put Lærkes mother the exchange rate against the home in Tobøl together with Lærkes father. They lived out in the country southeast of Esbjerg. Fallen trees and a ruskende wind did, however, the trip home incredibly harsh and gave a big bump in the road. Lærkes life was in danger.

But here stopped the drama is not.

- There were only three roads into our house, but they were all locked, so we ended up with, my mother and father kept in by my neighbor. When they came in to our neighbor, my mother's water. All went like a little panic, for no one had tried such a birth before. There was no water, power or anything, so it was a little game, say the Lark Juhl Pedersen to Ekstra Bladet.

Shortly before the birth went right in once there was drama on the new, when taken in their parents ' shed wing, and so had the midwife hasteindkaldes.

- I was washed in the kartoffelvand and old soda that was thawed. Luckily we had a midwife, who lived five kilometres away. We lived in the country, so we had tractors and cranes, and so there was fortunately some of the men, who could remove the trees, so the midwife could come over to my mother and help her. So it was true just with that I could be born there, she explains.

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today, may the Lark celebrate its 20th birthday, and she is grateful for. Photo: Tim Kildeborg Jensen
Orkanbabyen from Tobøl
Lark Juhl Pedersen today at the University College Lillebælt (UCL), Odense. But even though she has moved pins away from the comfortable surroundings in the countryside of the Tobøl, release she not to hear from other people about her incredible birth.

- I can remember that when I was younger, there were many who could not even remember my name. They called me orkanbaby again and again, but now that I'm older, I think, actually, it is skidesjovt.

The wild story of Lark Juhl Pedersen's birth has left its traces on her. She fills this Tuesday to 20 years, and there are not many weeks between, that the story is being shared among family and friends.

- We laugh a bit at it in the family. It is a positive story, it could have ended horribly wrong. However, I think it is cool that you have a little extra to provide than others. It is part of my dna, so I think it is cool that it is a part of me, it makes me feel a little special compared to the others.

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the Lark has, among others, made a tattoo in honor of the wild's birth. Photo: Tim Kildeborg Jensen
Special tattoo
the Year 1999 means something special for Lark Juhl Pedersen. It is a symbol for her 'orkanfødslen', which was ultimately to blame, that she has come to the world and live a good and healthy life today.

She has therefore chosen to get a special tattoo.

- It is fun, because my parents have always been opponents of the tattoo, and I have always been so little, that I would never have. However, I could notice that it was actually a big part of me, the way I have been born, saith the Lark Juhl Pedersen.

the Story of the Lark Juhl Pedersen's birth is unique and stands as a chapter for itself. However, she is grateful that the birth ended happily.

Back in Odense can she therefore with pleasure celebrate its 20th birthday with friends and family, where the day among other things, has been on the brunch and a few hours at school.

Hurricane Adam hit Denmark 3. december 1999.Seven people lost their lives and 800 were injured.Categorized as the worst hurricane in the history of Denmark.The highest windspeed was measured to be 51 m/s on Romo.The insurance industry assessed the subsequent damage from the hurricane to a total of 13 billion kronor.Falck received between 6000-7000 calls about damage from the hurricane the day after.Up to four million cubic meters of timber toppled.Many electricity poles were destroyed and more than 20,000 households were without power for a week after the hurricane.

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Updated: 04.12.2019 04:00
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