Meet baby Eclipse, born on a most heavenly day

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On Monday, as people across the United States looked up at the sky to witness the rare event of total solar eclipse, expectant mum Freedom Eubanks felt sharp contractions.

The path of the solar eclipse August 21. "We're probably going to call her Clipsey".

For the Eubanks family, the highly anticipated solar eclipse in SC was quickly overshadowed when they brought their little ray of sunshine into the world.

Greenville Memorial Hospital announced her arrival on Facebook. She originally planned to name the girl Violet, ABC News reported. She was delivered at 8:04 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring 19 inches long.

Eclipse Alizabeth Eubanks, as the newborn is now legally known, wasn't the only baby born in the hospital Monday. The baby's middle name is also a little different.

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Eclipse Alizebeth Eubanks was born just after 8 a.m. Monday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

In the USA state of SC from the couple named their newborn daughter in honor of the longest solar Eclipse.

Hours later, Eclipse arrived. Employees of the medical institution presented them with a bodysuit with the words "total solar Eclipse".

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