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Governor and First Lady Announce New Granddaughter

Sunday, December 11, 2005  Contact: Office of Communications 404-651-7774


ATLANTA Today Governor Sonny Perdue and First Lady Mary Perdue proudly announce the birth of their fifth grandchild. 

The healthy baby girl was born at Northside Hospital in Atlanta today at 10:34 a.m., weighing 6 lbs., 9 oz. She was born to Lara and Michael Ghioto of Marietta .

“Mary and I are so thankful for another healthy grandbaby,” said Governor Sonny Perdue.  This is a wonderful early Christmas gift for our entire family.”

The baby girl is the Perdue's third granddaughter.  They also have two grandsons.