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Peter Schimmel, an 11-year-old from JFK Middle School
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Peter Schimmel, an 11-year-old from JFK Middle School in Bethpage, is turning 12 on 12-12-12. "My birthday is special because nothing like it will happen for another century," he said. "It's also special because not many people were born on this day."(Credit: Handout)

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18 Long Island kids turning 12 on 12-12-12

In a rare turn, some Long Island kids will be celebrating their 12th birthday on 12-12-12. Here are some of the things they will be doing to celebrate their special day.
--Compiled by Jennifer Berger