Birthing in the Back Hills

It was a long time back in the deep woods of East Tennessee, a hillbilly’s wife went into labor in the middle of the night. The doctor was called out to assist in the delivery in there cabin. Since they had no electricity out there, the doctor handed the father-to-be a lantern and said, “Here. You hold this high so I can see what I am doing.”
Soon, a baby boy was brought into the world, but the doctor said “Whoa there! Don’t be in such a rush to put that lantern down. There’s another one coming.”
Sure enough, within minutes he had delivered another baby boy.
“Now hold that lantern up high! There’s yet another one!” said the doctor.
Within a few minutes he had delivered a third baby, this time a little girl.
“Keep that lantern right where it’s at. It seems there’s a fourth one coming!” cried the doctor.
The hillbilly scratched his head in bewilderment, and said, “You reckon it might be the light that’s attractin’em, Doc?”

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