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Consecutive Christmas Caroling

My family sings Christmas carols at the hospital where my wife works.
We do this every year and since we started, have not missed a single year.
The next time we do this will be the 18th consecutive Christmas.
My 15 year old daughter has been every time.

How is this possible?

She was born in March 1999 so the first year she came was December 1999 (before her 1st birthday).
Her first time was when she was 0, second time when she was 1, third time when she was 2, etc…

Now that she is 15, she has been 16 times. Oh and of course she was also present in December 1998 in her mum’s belly, due to be born the next March.

So, a total of 17 times and next time will be the 18th.

Thanks to Michael for submitting this real-life brain teaser about his family.


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2 Comments on "Consecutive Christmas Caroling"


Jonathan Goh says
December 31, 2014 @ 21:05

I think it should be “My 15 year old daughter has been there every time.”


fivebee says
November 9, 2015 @ 18:41

For the 3rd year,
the daughter was
born.


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