Parents Nab $11K for Daughter at Birth, Thanks to KFC

They just had to name her Harland
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 31, 2018 9:25 AM CDT
Big Gift for Baby Named After Colonel Sanders
Hello, beautiful.   (KFC)

A 7-week-old infant already has a large chunk of her college tuition covered thanks to impeccable timing and KFC. Finding that Colonel Sanders' first name, Harland, had become too unpopular ( puts it at the 5,501 spot for 2018), the company in August issued a simple challenge to parents: Be the first to name a child born on the Colonel's birthday in honor of the KFC founder and receive $11,000 toward the child's college education. Born Sept. 9 weighing just over 8 pounds, baby girl Harland Rose will now receive $1,000 for each of the 11 herbs and spices in the Colonel's famous chicken recipe, reports Fox News. Per USA Today, her parents plan to call her "Harley." (A baby born in a Chick-fil-A bathroom is getting free grub for life.)

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