Having a birthday on New Year's Day sounds like a party, but most restaurants are closed and all your friends are probably nursing a hungover. Tiger Woods' wife, Elin Nordegren, has a birthday on this downbeat day.
Mary was born during the Great Depression to a large Italian family that could not really afford another child, but welcomed her with open arms. Growing up in the Bronx in the 1940s and 50s was a magical time for Mary. The neighborhood was alive and that's where Mary learned of life and love. Mary also played a role in raising her twin sisters Josie and Teresa and remembers the day they were born and what a surprise they were to her father. "No one was expecting twins!" Mary, now widowed, met he