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William Andrew Karjala new arrival

I WAS BORN: Nov. 24, 2007, in Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet. MY PARENTS ARE: Kevin and Holly Karjala of Esko. MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: John and Sara Johnson of Esko and Edward and Blanche Karjala of Cloquet. MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: Kay an...

I WAS BORN: Nov. 24, 2007, in Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet.

MY PARENTS ARE: Kevin and Holly Karjala of Esko.

MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: John and Sara Johnson of Esko and Edward and Blanche Karjala of Cloquet.

MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: Kay and Marlen Perttula and Ray and Hazel Kemi, all of Esko, and Bernie and Margie Johnson of Cloquet.

MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: It has been in my dad's family for generations and my parents' favorite Realtor is Will Hammerlund.

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PARENTS' WISH OR ADVICE: "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future," Jeremiah 29:11. Always remember Finns have more fun!

SOMETHING SPECIAL: The first thing your dad asked the doctor as you were being born was, "Is his head supposed to look like that?" After some reassurance from the doctor, and a couple days of hat-wearing, your head rounded out nicely.

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