Sheneka Taylor, Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne with baby Isaiah Harvey, Chancellor Robert Barish
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne visited LSU Medical Center May 21 to meet Isaiah Harvey, Louisiana’s first Bicentennial baby. At 12:02 am, Isaiah was the first known birth in the state on April 30, sharing the day of his birth with Louisiana’s 200th birthday. Lt. Governor Dardenne visited with Chancellor Robert Barish and Sheneka Taylor, Isaiah's mother.
Through a partnership between the Louisiana Hospital Association and the Louisiana Bicentennial Commission, every baby born in Louisiana on April 30, 2012 received a Bicentennial medal and certificate to celebrate the state’s milestone.
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