S: Russell Allen Desrosier
FC: Baby RAD | Russell Allen Desrosier June 16, 2002
1: And so our story begins with the news that we are expecting and RAD's first pictures.......
4: RAD's Closet
5: RAD's Nursery
6: We checked into the hospital on June 15, 2002. Then..... we waited.... and we waited..... and we waited some more. | 21 hrs - but it's not like anyone was counting
7: HINT - If you don't want to see a C-section you should skip the next page | Grandma tried to wait patiently. | Daddy patiently waited with me while I tried to rest. | Pop was waiting patiently too. He must be hiding in the corner.
8: Doctors decided that your head was a little (well, a lot) to big.....
9: ....so they decide to give us a hand and deliver you by C-Section.
10: Welcome to the world Russell You arrived on June 16th, 2002 | Happy Father's Day
11: 8 lbs. 10 oz. 22 in. long | 4:11 pm
12: Getting checked out...Heart Good...Lungs Good...and Head - BIG
13: You were catching a few zzzzzs from all that hard work for your arrival | Mom and Dad were so happy you finally arrived
14: We decided to name you after your Grandfathers. Thomas Russell Desrosier and Paul Allen Hedrick We gave you their middle names, so you are: Russell Allen Desrosier
16: Everyone (including Yukon and Tundra) was excited to welcome you home
17: Welcome Home Russell We Love You, Mom and Dad
19: ....and so began Russell's love of elephants with something as simple as a baby gift
20: ......until the next chapter