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Jakob Ryan Smith new arrival

I WAS BORN: Nov. 24, 2007, in St. Joseph Women's Hospital in Tampa, Fla. MY PARENTS ARE: Clayton and Stacey Smith of Riverview, Fla. MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: Dan and Tina Lundequam of Hermantown; David Pappas of Duluth; Nancy Smith of Winter Haven, F...

I WAS BORN: Nov. 24, 2007, in St. Joseph Women's Hospital in Tampa, Fla.

MY PARENTS ARE: Clayton and Stacey Smith of Riverview, Fla.

MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: Dan and Tina Lundequam of Hermantown; David Pappas of Duluth; Nancy Smith of Winter Haven, Fla.; and the late Mitchell Smith.

MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: James and Carol Pappas and Doug and Donna LaFont, all of Duluth.

MY GREAT-GREAT-GRANDMOTHER IS: Helen Baker of Duluth.

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MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: They like the name Jakob and Ryan is after my uncle; it also allows them to call me "JR."

PARENTS' WISH OR ADVICE: Mom hopes that someday we will live where there is a winter with snow so I can play hockey on an outdoor rink.

SOMETHING SPECIAL: My parents and my godparents-to-be were all there to see me come into the world.

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