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Crib Note – Thomas Gordon Bell

Thomas Gordon Bell was born on October 27th. The darling baby boy is the first child born to Amy and Michael Bell of Fairway. Tommy has light brown hair and hazel eyes and weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces. His proud grandparents are Kay and Tom Schoenfeld of Our Town and Kathy and Gordon Bell of Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Maternal great-grandmothers Mrs. Howard Helzberg of Birmingham, Alabama, and Mrs. Fred Schoenfeld of Mission Hills and paternal great-grandmothers Mrs. P. D. Stroop of Coronado, California, and Mrs. Gordon Bell of Cleveland, Ohio, are thrilled with this adorable addition to the family. Tommy is named after both of his grandfathers. He enjoys swimming and playing with his dog, Wrigley.

2015 little sessions The Little House Photos[Nicki Griffith Photography]


Also featured in the July 11, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Nicki Griffith Photography


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