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Legend, age 9 months

Legend loves to give kisses. He sometimes gives them unexpectedly and laughs while he waits for a reaction.

Pearl, age 3

William, age 8 months

Before Will was born, there was an overwhelming sense that someone was missing in our family. He has made us whole, and brought us more joy than we ever imagined.

Isla, age 1

Nolan, age 2

Nolan loves learning sign language! At two and a half, he has over 130 signs in his signing vocabulary.

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