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Posted: May 27, 2015

Illinois couple welcomes 100th grandchild


By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

QUINCY, Ill. —

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Whoa, baby! A couple from Quincy, Illinois, is celebrating the birth of their 100th grandchild.

According to WGN, Leo and Ruth Zanger – who have been married 59 years and have 12 children – have 53 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

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Their 46th great-grandchild, Jaxton Zanger, was born April 8, bringing the total to 100.

"The good Lord has just kept sending them," Leo Zanger told the Herald-Whig. "We could start our own town."

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