A Parent Is Born
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A Parent Is Born

The Power of Names

Can a child’s name change their destiny?

Artwork: © Carlyn Beccia | www.CarlynBeccia.com

On March 24, 2020 twins — a boy and a girl — were born during India’s lockdown to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. They were named Corona and Covid.

The name Corona, which is Latin for “Crown,” was a popular name in the early 1900s, and then slowly declined after 1924. Today, it is ranked 10,485 in popularity.¹ (To compare, the name…




Because the moment a child is born, a parent is born, too.

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Carlyn Beccia

Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com

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