The Honor Society of Leap Year Day Babies is an Internet club that celebrates Leapies people born on February 29 who only get to celebrate their birthdays every four years.
Co-founder Raenell Dawn says many of the sites members have bonded over experiences of being teased in school for their peculiar birthday, or being accused of having fake IDs because they were forced to use a different birthday on their drivers license.
Dawn says, This site isnt our way of seeking therapy, but being told you have to pick a different birthday is so wrong. We must stop this.
But while there are a few frustrating aspects of being a Leapy, Dawn a Leapy herself isnt croaking too many complaints.
She says, I can say Im 12 at 48. No matter how old we get, were so young! And every other year, we can celebrate on February 28 or March 1, or all month if we want!
For more details, go to leapyearday.com.
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