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Start ‘Em Young: Pittsburgh Hospital Wrapping Newborns In Terrible Towels

Hey Pittsburgh Steelers fans who are proud new parents: gotta support the team. Since Yinzer babies are “born Steelers fans” in Pittsburgh, according to Sharon Johnson, clinical supervisor of St. Clair Hospital’s Family Birth Center, it makes perfect sense that newborns are being swathed in their very own Terrible Towel and are also fitted with a Steelers knit hat, which in a way, is effectively a symbolic baptism, if you will, into the Cult of Steelers Nation. That’s awesome.

Steeler Nation Welcomes New Arrivals [Chartiers Valley Patch (via Mondesi’s House)]