A KFC baby-naming contest has a North Carolina new child rolling within the dough after her mother and father gained by naming her after the founding father of the well-known fried rooster chain.
The competition was easy sufficient: The primary child to be born on KFC founder Colonel Harland David Sanders’ birthday (September 9) and named “Harland” would win $11,000, to be put in the direction of a university fund, ABC News reported.
Anna Pilson and Decker Platt of Southern Pines, North Carolina, had heard concerning the contest and added the identify to their working listing.
“I find it irresistible [the name Harland],” Platt advised “Good Morning America” this week. “It wasn’t on my listing and Anna, it wasn’t on her listing earlier than listening to concerning the contest. I did not want any convincing — I laughed out loud about it.”
Pilson’s unique due date was Sept. 17, however when she went into labor on the eve of the competition date, the celebs aligned.
The couple welcomed Harland “Harley” Rose at 12:00:12 a.m. KFC announced Harland because the winner of the baby-naming contest on Instagram this week.
“I’m as happy as pumpkin punch to announce the winner of our Child Harland Naming Contest and the Harland who will probably be ushering in an all-new era of Harlands, little Harland Rose,” KFC captioned its publish.