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  • Baby left for dead is all grown up She'll graduate high school a few miles from site of her rescue

    06/06/2006 2:12:13 AM PDT · by Simmy2.5 · 32 replies · 1,840+ views
    SF Gate/San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Tuesday, June 6, 2006 | Diana Walsh, Chronicle Staff Writer
    The temperature outside on the night of Dec. 30, 1987, was 45 and dropping. Cold for most anyone, but perilous for a newborn baby girl wrapped in a towel and stuffed in a brown paper bag like trash. She probably wasn't meant to be found alive. When Steve Gibbons, a California Highway Patrol officer, pulled off Interstate 280 to stop and stretch his legs, she was just hours old. Her temperature had plummeted to a dangerous 90 degrees. If she had been there much longer, she would have died near the intersection of Cañada and Edgewood roads in Redwood City....