108-year-old meets first namesake out of 71 descendants
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CANADA (CNN) – A 108-year-old Canadian man was elated to meet his first namesake – it took 70 descendants before it finally happened.
Esmond Lehne was born about a year ago, but didn’t meet his great-great-grandfather, Esmond Allock, until last week.
The centenarian has six kids, 17 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Until Esmond Lehne, not a single boy had taken his name.