ALL IN THE FAMILY: Brendan Tyler Chiodo; Liam Thomas McCabe; and Hailey Marie Raisanen new arrivalsI WAS BORN: Feb. 17, 2013, in Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minn. I WAS BORN: May 12, 2012, in Essentia Health-St Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. I WAS BORN: May 24, 2012, in St. Luke’s hospital in Duluth.
Brendan Tyler Chiodo
I WAS BORN: Feb. 17, 2013, in Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minn.
MY PARENTS ARE: Shannon and Melanie Chiodo of Ramsey, Minn.
MY SIBLINGS ARE: Camden, 7; Nicholas, 7; Emerson, 5; and Ashton 2.
MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: Rob and Cindy McCabe of Esko and Allan and Marilyn Chiodo of Coon Rapids.
MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: Tom and Alice McCabe of Duluth and Mabel Swart of Staples, Minn.
MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: Mom and Dad loved the name and my big brothers and sister did too! It is also special because of my uncle Brandon.
PARENTS’ WISH OR ADVICE: We hope you grow to believe in God and in yourself. We wish you good health and happiness. We want you to love life and know that you are truly loved too!
SOMETHING SPECIAL: You are a wonderful gift to our family. Your brothers and sister think the world of you. We are all in love! You are the greatest new “toy” they ever could have dreamed of. We are thrilled your sister’s prayer for a new baby were answered with you!
Liam Thomas McCabe
I WAS BORN: May 12, 2012, in Essentia Health-St Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.
MY PARENTS ARE: Michael and Hannah McCabe of Duluth.
MY SIBLINGS ARE: Lily, 6, and Ian, 5.
MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: Larry and Cathy Peterson and Tom and Christine McCabe, all of Duluth.
MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: Wesley and Doris Skrien, John and Beverly Wipson and Tom and Alice McCabe, all of Duluth.
MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: My first name was chosen after my uncle’s middle name. My middle name is after my grandpa, great-grandpa and a late close family friend.
Hailey Marie Raisanen
I WAS BORN: May 24, 2012, in St. Luke’s hospital in Duluth.
MY PARENTS ARE: Joe and Amy Raisanen of Mahtowa.
MY BROTHER IS: Levi, 2.
MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: Rob and Cindy McCabe of Esko and Billy and Sandy Raisanen of Barnum.
MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: Tom and Alice McCabe of Duluth; Mabel Swart of Staples, Minn.; Elsie Stenman of Carlton; Velda Beck of Cloquet; and the late Virgil Swart, William Stenman and Avis Raisanen.
MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: The name Hailey wasn’t even on their list when going to the hospital, but when they met me, it fit perfectly. Marie is Mom’s middle name.
PARENTS’ WISH OR ADVICE: Play hard, love lots, be confident in your faith, and know that your family will always love and support you.
SOMETHING SPECIAL: Mom didn’t believe it was really time to head to the hospital so Dad had to do some convincing. Luckily we weren’t sent home, and you were born a short time later.