After This Family Welcomed A Newborn Two Weeks Early, They Realized His Birth Was One In 33,000

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Image: Connor and Jordyn Eppard via ABC News

Unsurprisingly, Connor and his grandfather have a tight-knit relationship. “Connor and his grandpa are very, very close, so they were all rooting for it,” Jordyn explained. “I couldn’t imagine it any other way, it’s very special. Him being born on [July 1] is the cherry on top [of] this whole pregnancy.”

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Image: Connor and Jordyn Eppard via ABC News

It’s no surprise, then, that Connor would look upon his grandfather as an inspiration. Perhaps not just for himself, but also now for his baby son. “Grandpa is the prototype gentle, old man,” Connor told Today. “I hope someday I can be like that. He’s a great guy, truly a role model.”

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