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But thanks to Skype, that nurse was able to live stream the birth of twin daughters Liberty and Lauren to their father a world away.
Someone back in Afghanistan captured Romney's reaction to seeing his daughters for the first time on the screen of his smartphone in a picture that has since gone viral on the internet.
Romney’s wife Shannon had a caesarian section early Wednesday morning, which was also her birthday. After the first girl was born, wife Shannon says her husband started crying.
‘It was pretty awesome. And then he heard the second one scream and he was just super excited about it all,’ she told AZ Central.