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Crib Note – Cooper Frank McKee

Cooper Frank McKee was born on March 28th. He is the son of Lisa and Kelly McKee of Los Angeles, California. Cooper’s older brother is Peter McKee, who is two and one-half years old. The darling baby boy weighed seven pounds, four ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. Cooper has brown hair and brown eyes. His middle name is in honor of his late great-grandfather, Frank McKee, Sr., and his great-uncle, Frank McKee, Jr. Grandparents Susan Carpenter, Kirk Carpenter, and Margie McKee are thrilled with this adorable addition to the family.

Featured in the July 22, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Ariel Cannon


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