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Leaplings: Of February 29 babies who celebrate birthdays once every four years

While some countries have rules on how to compute the age of leaplings, Kenyan laws appear silent on it.

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What you need to know:

  • Some models say as many as five million people in the world were born on February 29.
  • Old as he is, 32-year-old Bonface Ong'era says there are times people ridicule him for being underage.