San Antonio's first baby of 2013 showered with gifts, scholarship

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by KENS 5

kvue.com

Posted on January 2, 2013 at 9:59 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 2 at 10:23 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- The clock hit midnight. One minute later, San Antonio's first baby of 2013 drew her first breath.

Maritza Guevara came into the world eight week before her due date at University Hospital. Doctors expect the child will be fine.

Little Maritza is the third child to Maria Remeriz, whose birthday happens to be on New Year's Eve.

"I'm very happy for my new baby, and I'm blessing," she said. "I'm blessing."

Being the first baby of a new year comes with some big perks in San Antonio. Maritza was showered with free gift cards and baby clothes. She also received a $10,000 scholarship from the University of the Incarnate Word.

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