The midwife who delivered Marshawn Lynch offered his mother some piss-poor medical advice

As related by the The USA Today:

One of four children raised by a single mother, [Marshawn] Lynch arrived on April 22, 1986, with an unexpected message from the midwife: he might have had a twin that didn’t develop.

“They just knew that Marshawn was living off two placentas,” his mother, Delisa, said. “She told me that with that, he may be an amazingly strong child. And I was like, ‘For real?'”

Delisa was right to be skeptical. Noted Seahawks fan Dwight Schrute clinically described the process both he and Marshawn Lynch* experienced in the womb, and the midwife got her science all wrong!

Resorbing his twin isn’t what granted Beast Mode his superhuman strength: that alone gives him only “the strength of a grown man and a little baby”. The true source of his strength is an open secret:

NFL: Divisional Round-New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks


*Almost unbelievably, the one other time I cited this clip on Paper Treiger was in a different post about Marshawn Lynch . . . but in a totally different context.

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2 thoughts on “The midwife who delivered Marshawn Lynch offered his mother some piss-poor medical advice”

  1. It’s a toss-up whether the baby is a murderer or the doctor who removed the twins, who were human beings destined to poke their little arms and legs out that kid’s abdomen at some point.

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