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Dad trades unborn son's name for $100 gas card

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    July 12, 2008, 5:58PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Someday, when a boy named Dixon and Willoughby Partin asks how he got his 24-letter name, he'll learn it came with a hundred bucks worth of gasoline.

    David Partin of Orlando offered the right to name his unborn son to a local radio station that offered $100 worth of free gas to the listener with the most interesting item to trade. Radio hosts Richard Dixon and J. Willoughby took Partin's deal.

    When the baby is born this winter, he will be named Dixon and Willoughby Partin, with the "and" included.

    Partin's girlfriend, Samantha Bailey, tells the Orlando Sentinel that at least he will have an interesting story about how he got his name.

    Dixon and Willoughby plan to hand over the card when they see the birth certificate.

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