L ina Medina, a Peruvian girl, is the youngest confirmed mother in medical history. She gave birth at the age of 5 years, 7 months and 21 days. Medina was brought to a hospital by her parents at the age of five years due to increasing abdominal size. She was originally thought to have had a tumor, but her doctors determined she was in her seventh month of pregnancy. Dr. Gerardo Lozada took her to Lima, Peru, prior to the surgery to have other specialists confirm that Medina was pregnant.
A nnie Edson Taylor was an American school-teacher and adventurer. She was the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel without dying. She felt her job as a schoolteacher in Bay City, Michigan was too insignificant, she decided she would be the first person to ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel, and believed that going over the falls would bring her fame and fortune. Her motives were financial but she never made much money from her adventure.