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Middle children unite! It's National Middle Child Day

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Let's face it, the middle child is never given enough credit.

That's why Wednesday is National Middle Child Day, according to NationalDayCalendar.com.

The website said the day is observed every Aug. 12 and is meant to recognize all middle children.

A study from Stanford University showed that middle children are considered the most envious, least bold and least talkative.

However, another study claims they tend to be artistic and creative.

NationalDayCalendar said it traced the origins of the day back to Elizabeth Walker in the 1980s. She said she wanted to honor those children she felt were "left out."

The hashtag #NationalMiddleChildDay went viral early Wednesday.

Show middle children some love!

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