Lisa Ling Welcomes Daughter Jett Ling Song

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Congratulation to 'Our America' executive producer and host Lisa Ling and husband Dr. Paul Song on the birth of their daughter, Jett Ling Song.

The baby girl was born in Santa Monica, California on March 8 at 1:24 p.m., weighing in at 6 lbs., 6 oz.

This statement was released on behalf of the new parents: “Lisa and Jett are resting comfortably. The proud parents are enjoying the first day of parenthood and are looking forward to bringing their daughter home."

Ling is the older sister of journalist Laura Ling, managing editor of Vanguard at Current TV.  Laura was detained by North Korea for illegal entry into the country in 2009.  Upon her release,  Lisa and Laura collaborated on the book, Somewhere Inside: One Sister's Captivity in North Korea, published in May 2010.

Lisa and Paul, an oncologist, were married in 2007.   This is their first child.

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