Arizona hotshot firefighter's widow gives birth to boy
In the awful aftermath of 19 fallen firefighters, there’s some good news coming out of Prescott, Ariz.
In the aftermath of the loss of 19 firefighters who were killed in late June battling the Yarnell fire, there is some good news coming out of Prescott, Ariz. Amanda Misner, the widow of fallen firefighter Sean Misner, a member of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, gave birth to their son on Aug. 22.
Sean Jaxon Herbert Misner, named after his father, weighed in at 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long, reports KABC-7 TV.
The family released the following statement on Aug. 23: “The Misner family deeply appreciates the concern and the many warm wishes we're receiving. As you might imagine, this is profoundly emotional time for us, and we ask that everyone please respect our privacy. Again, our gratitude for your compassion and your heartfelt thoughts are appreciated more than you know.”
Mom and baby are reportedly healthy and doing well.
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Photo: Sean Jaxon Herbert Misner via Facebook, http://aka.ms/Prescott-Firefighters)
my neighbor just gave birth too,her navy husband got killed 3 weeks ago.
No big deal in the news.
A very Happy Day for Mom and new Baby, keeping his Father's Memory alive
will help to lessen the Pain the Family feels, and how we all feel about this
horrible tragedy!! We are PROUD of these MEN, who did a WONDERFUL
JOB protecting all of Us!!
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