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My wife and I were very blessed to ring in the New Year with a beautiful baby girl. She arrived officially at 12:00 midnight, January 1, slightly after the ball dropped but before the singing of Auld Lang Syne was complete.

So, did I miss my chance for a 2001 dependent? There is a promising rumor in my office that I can claim my daughter for 01 because my wife was in active labor in 01. I find this hard to believe, but would love to find some supporting documentation.

Can anyone help?
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