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Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: Adult
Page count: 6

Author

Richard
Matheson

Appeared in

Tales Out of Time

Story Summary

A doctor suspects that the concept of the New Years baby and father time are more than just folklore when he is called to the bedside of a man dying of old age and learns that the man was only born one year before on the first stroke of New Years.