WINTER PARK, Fla. – A Florida couple got an extra treat on Halloween -- a baby Frankenstein. Make that Oskar Gary Frankenstein, who made his entrance into the world four days late and after 14 hours of labor on Tuesday at Winter Park Memorial Hospital. Parents Kyle and Jessica Frankenstein tell news outlets that Baby Frankenstein weighed in at 6 pounds (3 kilograms), 9 ounces (255 grams) and is 20 inches (50 centimeters) long. The baby's grandmother Jennifer Frankenstein tells WKMG the family is "super excited." She said Oskar is her first grandchild and the Frankenstein family's first baby born on Halloween, although she does have a 13-year-old daughter who shares the same birthday as "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley Winter Park is near Orlando in central Florida.
The Year Without a Summer is why Robert Walton is important to Frankenstein: Like the newspapers, he's concerned about surviving climate chaos. He says that in the Arctic "the sun is for ever visible; its broad disk just skirting the horizon, and diffusing a perpetual splendour. Frankenstein begins with the search for new, more habitable lands because of environmental anxieties. People did not know that the cooling trend was a temporary result of volcanic activity. Rather, they thought the summer of 1816, with its famine, social unrest, and winter eternal, was the new normal.
Oskar Gray Frankenstein arrived four days past his due date, and joins an older sister who shares a birthday with "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley. Florida parents Kyle and Jessica Frankenstein welcomed their baby, Oskar Gray Frankenstein, into the world early Tuesday at the Winter Park Memorial Hospital outside of Orlando, WKMG Orlando reported. "He was due four days ago and he decided to wait until Halloween," her grandmother Jennifer Frankenstein told the station. The baby weighed in at six pounds and 9 ounces, and is 20 inches long, The Associated Press reported. Jennifer Frankenstein also said she has a 13-year-old daughter who shares a birthday with "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley.