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Izzabella Adelyn Loy Towle

BORN AT: 11:30 p.m. March 16, 2013, in St. Luke's hospital in Duluth, weighing 8 pounds, 1-1/2 ounces, and measuring 21 inches.

PARENTS: Donavon Towle and Vanassa Wirta of Duluth.

GRANDPARENTS: William and Vicky Wirta and Dean and Linda Towle, all of Duluth.

GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: Warner and Patricia Wirta, John and Shirley Stennes, Michael and Gloria Parendo and Louise Pursi, all of Duluth, and the late Charles Towle and Kauko Pursi.

MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: They love the name Izzabella spelled with the letter "z" and Loy is a maternal family name passed down for many generations.

PARENTS WISH OR ADVICE: Live life to the fullest and never let anyone interfere with your dreams.

SOMETHING SPECIAL: I was born on the same day as my cousin Caylyn Carey, only one year later. I was also born four days before my Auntie Danet, four days after my cousin Eva Towle and two days before my cousin Lucas Towle.

Damon Patrick Robert Anderson

BORN AT: 11:52 p.m. Aug. 4, 2013, in St. Luke's hospital in Duluth, weighing 8 pounds, 14 ounces, and measuring 21 inches.

PARENTS: Brent Towle and Heather Anderson of Duluth.

SISTERS: Scarlet, 8, and Abigail, 5.

GRANDPARENTS: Joel and Melissa Crombie of Hobs, N.M., and Sheryl Rouse and Dean and Linda Towle, all of Duluth.

GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: Robert and Jan Anderson of Newport, Minn.; Laura Anderson/Lamb of Minneapolis; Gene and Julie Fouch of Grawn, Mich.; Michael and Gloria Parendo and Louise Pursi, all of Duluth; and the late Elenor Fouch, Charles Towle and Kauko Pursi.

MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: Damon is a name from one of Mom's favorite movies. Robert is both a paternal and maternal family name.

SOMETHING SPECIAL: Mommy was baking Daddy's favorite snickerdoodle cookies when her water broke, making a fast trip to the hospital. I was born on the fourth and my big sister was born on the fourth.