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Winnipeg woman jumps line-up at polling station because she has C-section scheduled

A woman casts her ballot in the riding of Vaudreuil-Soulanges, west of Montreal, on election day, Monday, Oct. 19, 2015.
Image Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Graham Hughes
October 19, 2015 - 2:31 PM

WINNIPEG - Gillian Taronno wasn't going to let giving birth to triplets stop her from voting.

She and her husband Sandy went this morning to a polling station in the riding of Winnipeg South Centre.

Gillian asked those in line inside Harrow United Church if they could go ahead to vote.

She told them it was because she had to have a C-section at 9 a.m. to deliver her three babies.

People in line replied yes in unison and motioned them to move ahead to the front of the line.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2015
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