Medway boys celebrating their 12th birthdays on the 12th day of the 12th month of the 12th year
Like any boy, Luca Serra was excited about
But this year it is extra special,
today Luca is 12 on the 12th day of the 12th month of the 12th
It will be 89 years before a
similar scenario will happen again – on 01/01/2101.
Mum Jody Phillips is going making
it a day to remember for her Arsenal-loving son.
She has had a cake made
in red and white, and inscribed 12/12/12 at the family home in
Roman Close, Blue Bell Hill.
She’s invited 12 family and friends
to a supper at his favourite restaurant and she is decorating her
home with balloons emblazoned with the number 12.
Luca goes to Aylesford Sports
College and plays for Borstal-based Real 60. One of his favourite
players is Thierry Henry, who wore the No 12 shirt when he came
back on loan in 2012.
Jody, 43, said : “It wasn’t until
my mum pointed it out a couple of years ago that I realised about
the 12/12/12 thing.”
Also celebrating his 12 birthday
today is Rivermead school pupil Harry Gaddish.
Harry is being taken out by his
parents to his favorite restaurant Manor Farm, in Rainham, this
evening and at the weekend, the Batman-mad youngster will also
visit London for a trip to Madame Tussauds.
Harry, who lives in the The
Crofters in Rainham, is fascinated by the both World Wars and will
be going to see the war memorials and if time, will also be
visiting a museum.
Harry who was born on 11.56pm on
December 12, 2000, has and older sister Lucy, 15, and a younger
sister, Ruby, who is seven.
Mum Joanne, said: “He thinks its
weird having his birthday on 12/12/12, but he does think it’s kind
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