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Kaleb the Swede

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03-18-2014 03:22 PM

Hi guys and gals,

Some of you know that my wife and I were pregnant with twins. Thank you for all of the kind words, thoughts and prayers. I just want to let you all know that we had a routine check up yesterday 3-17-14 to look at the health and well being of the boys. The one boys heart was not beating so they rushed us across the street where high risk doctor was to the hospital across the street. They gave us an emergency C section to remove the boys. My wife came out fine. She is recovering now.

We lost our one boy, he never even had the chance to breathe in the worlds air. His name was Eskil. He looked just like his brother.

Our boy that lived is Espen he weighs 4.7 pounds (2 kg) and he is 18 inches (46 cm) long. He is doing great. I got to hold him for the first time this morning. My wife hopefully will hold him soon when she is feeling of to it.

We are taking our time to grieve the loss of our one boy at the same time celebrating the gift of life with our new boy. If you are the praying kind please keep us in your prayers while we go through this difficult time. And please feel free to celebrate new life that has entered in with our world with us.

Thank you for everything


-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#1 posted 03-18-2014 03:57 PM

Prayers going your way Kaleb. So sorry for your loss, but celebrating your new son. Blessings to you and your wife. Stay strong.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works -- ~Non multa sed multum~

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#2 posted 03-18-2014 04:04 PM

Kaleb,, my heart goes out to you and your wife, as well as prayer.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#3 posted 03-18-2014 04:22 PM

I am so sorry Kaleb. I lost my 9 years old child to cancer and understand the feelings. I am sure Eskil will live through Espen and you both will love him twice as much. Take care and don’t be angry.


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#4 posted 03-18-2014 04:29 PM

Very sorry for your loss. I hope you and your wife find the strength to get through this difficult time.


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#5 posted 03-18-2014 04:32 PM

We are with you in this time of need, and may he be blessed on his travel to a place where all our loved ones go.

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected ! RIP 09/08/2018

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#6 posted 03-18-2014 04:35 PM

Kaleb I’m so sorry for your loss of your little one,I know you have some very good cause to rejoice in the birth of you surviving son. My prayers are with you and your family.


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#7 posted 03-18-2014 04:48 PM

My prayers with you and yours as well. Pay special attention to your wife, she needs more than we can think of. Stay strong and live ahead.

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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JAY Made

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#8 posted 03-18-2014 04:49 PM

So sorry for your loss. I will be thinking of you guys.

-- We all should push ourselves to learn new skills.

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#9 posted 03-18-2014 05:09 PM

Yes, I am the praying kind. And my prayers of grief relief and praise are with the three of you. ”Thanks be to God who gives us strength to get through these times!”

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 [email protected]

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#10 posted 03-18-2014 05:15 PM

Sorry for your loss, Kaleb.
Praying for the continued good health of your wife & Espen

-- Steve--

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#11 posted 03-18-2014 05:21 PM

Thoughts and prayers are with you, your wife, Espen and little Eskil.

God bless you .

-- Joe from Western Ma.... Peace to all

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The Box Whisperer

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#12 posted 03-18-2014 05:34 PM

I am so so sorry for your loss. There are no words for how you feel. I am sure Espen will have the best parents ever. Peace and long life to you all.

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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Kaleb the Swede

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#13 posted 03-18-2014 06:56 PM

Thank you guys for all of the kindness always shown. My wife is holding him now for the first time and the little bullhead is breathing on his own. He is a strong little boy

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#14 posted 03-18-2014 06:59 PM

Kaleb, sorry for your loss and at the same time hopefull for the new born son. Be strong for your family and our thoughts are with you.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#15 posted 03-18-2014 07:04 PM

So sorry to hear such sad news. Wish you and your wife to recover soon, get busy with little one and stay strong and happy no matter what.

-- Yuri (10x4 -- yeah, that's my tiny shop!)

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