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SLIDESHOW: Parents happy to have healthy baby after I-65 delivery Thursday

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Nothing could stop a Louisville baby from making his entrance into the world, not even the president of the United States.

As crowds gathered in downtown Louisville to greet President Obama, the city's roads were gridlocked with someone else eager to make an equally dramatic introduction into the world.

"He wanted to see the president," the father, Zakk Satterley, said.

Arlie Keith Satterley was born on the side of I-65. His mother and father were stuck as the presidential motorcade created a major traffic jam Thursday afternoon.

"I know he's the president, but there's a lot of people who need to get where they need to go ... especially in my case," Arlie's mother, Jessica Brown, said.

A now infamous birth, Brown and Zakk Satterley weren't their son expecting to come so soon.

But time wasn't on their side. Instead, they called on a complete stranger, Tonia Vetter, a high risk nursery nurse who just happened to also be stuck in traffic.

"Who knows what would have happened if she didn't show up," Zakk Satterley said. "I'm very thankful for her."

With help from Vetter and a dispatcher on the phone, Jessica was able to deliver the healthy 8 pound, 9 ounce baby boy.

Mom and baby are now resting at University of Louisville Hospital after a very special delivery and have a story they'll share with their son one day.

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