The woman, who believed to be one of the oldest woman in America, gave birth to &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/2002/03/07/26865.html ' target=_blank>twins Gian and Francesca St. James. Both newborns and their happy mother were welcomed as celebrities at a news conference on Wednesday.
Aleta St. James, who turns 57 on Friday, and the newborns faced a throng of news media in the lobby of Mount Sinai Medical Center.
"A lot of people may think I am selfish or crazy or whatever," said St. James, a day after giving birth. "Well, I'm a little bit crazy. I've never lived in the box. I just say if you have a dream, if you put your mind to it and don't listen to other people's negativity, you can really do incredible things", reports Newsday.
According to the Ireland Online, a newborn brother and sister were nestled in a &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/fun/2002/01/11/25362.html ' target=_blank>New York hospital bed with their 56-year-old mother today, a day after their history-making arrival.