Eight-year-old Caitlin celebrates her leap year birthday

Caitlin Bown, eight celebrates her leap year birthday with family and friends at her birthday party at The Pottery, Alfreton
Caitlin Bown, eight celebrates her leap year birthday with family and friends at her birthday party at The Pottery, Alfreton
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Is it her eighth birthday - or her second?

For young Caitlin Bown it can sometimes be difficult to tell.

Caitlin Bown, eight celebrates her leap year birthday with family and friends at her birthday party at The Pottery, Alfreton

Caitlin Bown, eight celebrates her leap year birthday with family and friends at her birthday party at The Pottery, Alfreton

She was born eight ‘normal’ years ago but this is only the second February 29 since 2008, the year of her birth.

And to mark her extra, extra special day she celebrated with family and friends at party held at The Pottery in Alfreton.

Many happy returns, Caitlin, it’s only another 1,461 days until the next one!

Caitlin Bown, eight celebrates her leap year birthday with family and friends at her birthday party at The Pottery, Alfreton

Caitlin Bown, eight celebrates her leap year birthday with family and friends at her birthday party at The Pottery, Alfreton