Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Countdown Day 11: Leap Year!

As far as holiday mascots go, Leap Year has an incredible story. Originally born Lee Pierre, he sprang from the womb on February 29 (of course), and every four years on his actual birthday, he has the incredible ability to leap higher and farther than any normal man can -- for only those 24 hours. On his fifth birthday, when he turned 20, he decided to KEEP leaping, chasing the sun around the world so it never set, so, for him, it's ALWAYS Leap Day.

This year, he landed in Arizona, and apparently just in time . . .

See the full story at Nerdvana; click the link to the right for more!

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