11-11-11 proves to be special day for Tri-State residents


Friday is 11-11-11 and it will be a special day for a Tri-State couple.

According to the Daily Democrat , Michael Griffin and Amy Utterback of Montrose plan to tie the knot the altar of St. Barnabas Chapel in Montrose Friday.

They say it wasn't always their plan to wed on the numerically-uniform date, but they figured it will be "easy to remember come anniversary time."

It's also a very special day for some Tri-State kids.

Eanna DeGuzman and Alexis Miranda both of Quincy celebrate their 11th birthday on 11 -11 -11.

Both girls are soccer teammates and best friends.

Click here to read more from The Quincy Herald-Whig.

Meanwhile Hannibal native David Hjelm will also celebrate his 11th on the 11th.

It should come as no surprise that it's his favorite number.

Click here to read more from the Hannibal Courier Post.

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