I WAS BORN: Oct. 27, 2006, in St. Mary's Medical Center.

MY PARENTS ARE: Robert and Lisa Montminy of Duluth.

MY SIBLINGS ARE: Taylor, 15, and Mylee, 6½.

MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: Darlene Lonke of Duluth; Jerry Lonke of Esko; Marilyn Montminy of Sartell, Minn.; and Robert Montminy Sr. of Mauston, Wis.

MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: The late Elizabeth and Bernard Lonke, Albert and Lillian Carlson, Mathilda and William Abrahamson, Arthur Montminy and Ida DiVico.

MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: We thought it was a strong athletic name, and Brock was a name we both really loved.

PARENTS' WISH OR ADVICE: We hope you have a happy and successful life and never have to want for anything. We hope you grow up to become a man of your word who has integrity, courage and the wisdom to be humble. You are so very loved.

SOMETHING SPECIAL: You were three weeks early and still weighed more than 7 pounds. Your sister, Mylee, was able to be there for your birth and to help support Mom. You look just like your sister, and she loves you so much. You are a blessing to our family.