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Jaxson Louis Rakestraw was born to Miles Rakestraw and Aubrey Haverkost of Dallas at 5:02 a.m. on July 31 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches inches long.

Jaxson joins Brayden, 7.

Grandparents are Michael and Donna Sniezak of Salem and Ronald and Joy Haverkost of West Salem.


Leonidas Edward Pond was born to Daron and Noel Pond of McMinnville at 10:03 a.m. on Aug. 1 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Leonidas is the couple's first child.

Grandparents are Daron and Sandy Pond of Willamina, and Ken and Audra Sherwood of Willamina.


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