An old county doctor had to ride way out to in the middle of nowhere to the boondocks to help deliver a baby.
It was so far out in fact, that by the time he arrived it was already getting dark and he found that there was nobody at home, except for the laboring mother and her five year old son.
The doctor asked the young boy to hold a lantern up high so that he could see what he was doing while he helped the woman to deliver the baby.
The young boy did as the doctor asked.
The mother pushed and pushed again as the contractions got stronger and more frequent.
After a little while, the doctor lifted the new born baby by the feet and spanked him on the bottom to get him to take his first breath.
“Spank him again”, the young boy said, “he shouldn’t have crawled up there in the first place!”
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