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9/27/07: Raising LaVaughn

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<i>Salt Lake Tribune</i> cartoonist Pat Bagley illustrated KUER's \"Raising LaVaughn.\"

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah has a bit of a reputation for shall we say "unique" names. Collectors have come up with gems like LaVaughn for a girl and DeLoyal for a boy. But the author Lauren Wattenberg says that the country as a whole is following the trend. Parents are choosing monikers that help their children stand out from the crowd - for better or worse. Lauren Wattenberg is the author of "The Baby Name Wizard," and joins us today to help us kick off KUER's Fall Fund Drive.

Pledge your support for RadioWest during KUER's Fall Fund Drive. For your donation of $50, we'll thank you with a copy of KUER's Utah Baby Name guide "Raising LaVaughn." Use our secure web page at kuer.org. Thank you!

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