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May 9, 2006
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  1. Deanna says:

    Yay, so thankful for their arrival! Congratulations to you and Stacy. We’ll continue to be praying for all of you and especially for your son. And we’ll wait as patiently as we can for names and pictures. ;-)

  2. Ross says:

    Praise GOD!!!

  3. sonja says:

    Whooo Hooo

    It’s a BEAUTIFUL DAY!!!

    Your daughter is the same size as LightGirl was. And you have some good news to begin with your son. We’re still praying and holding you up. Much Love …

  4. P3T3RK3Y5 says:

    congradulations – we’re still praying.
    any names???

  5. Maggie says:

    Congratulations on becoming parents! and thank you so much for taking the time to let us know. It looks like I’m not the only one hitting refresh every few minutes. We love all four of you.

  6. Maggie says:

    How’s Stacy?

  7. Liz says:

    Ok, I’m on a conference call and I’m not supposed to be playing with audio stuff at work… but I just couldn’t wait to hear the update so I listened by switching between the mute on my phone and my mute on the computer :) (And my boss is on the conference call, too.) So, I’m definitely going to have to listen to this again tonight… but WAHOO for the bits I did hear!

    All things considered you daughter is a real chunker ;-) Elizabeth was 6-12 19.5 inches and she was a full term singleton.

    I couldn’t hear everything regarding your son, but I’m optimistically praying.

    Can’t wait to hear the names :)

  8. Anonymous says:

    Praise God! Thanks for sharing along the way. We’ll continue to pray for all of you and can’t wait to hear more! AM

  9. Dawn in Chicago says:

    Mike and Stacy — Congratulations! Great news! As others have said…look forward to hearing names and seeing pics! Love to you all –

  10. Anonymous says:

    Praise God. Thanks for sharing the news with us. I’m so happy for you both. lmk

  11. Wow. So incredible.

    Thanks for allowing us to virtually be there…to be virtually connected.

    Still thinking and praying for you guys.

    How’s Stacy?

  12. Ken says:

    Wonderful news Mike and Stacy!!! Can’t wait to hear more updates, my thoughts are with you both as you face your son’s medical challenges.

  13. Mike Croghan says:

    Praying so hard for you guys…*congratulations* and *praise God*! Much love.

  14. Cassons says:

    Mike and Stacy, We are so glad to get this news from across the Atlantic. Congratulations! You’ve been in our prayers alot these last few weeks. With all our love on this amazing day. John and Kat Casson xxx

  15. Rebecca says:

    So thankful to hear your news. How’s Stacy? Eager to hear all the details you can bear to share! :) We love you guys!

  16. dawnrw says:

    Parents times two. Incredible! Hooray! I’m praying that God will continue to bolster you & Stacy as you take next steps in this incredible journey. Thank you for allowing us to share in your joy. Kiss and hug Stacy for me will you?

  17. randy buist says:

    We huddled around the computer to hear the two podcasts. We’re excited and tearful! Lots and lots of love to the four of you.

    You’ll remain in our prayers!
    In His Love,
    randy, kathy, anna, jaden & nadia buist

  18. Anonymous says:

    I can’t listen to it either, but I gather from the string of comments above, the news sounds pretty good. Congrats Mike, Stacy and the wee Stavlunds! I’ll keep praying for you guys! Also, Mike–if you need someplace to crash, give me a call.

    Erin Bush

  19. Anonymous says:

    I’m praying so much for you…You and your little ones have been on my mind all day. We love you guys, we’re all here gathered around you. Jackie C.

  20. Rosemary says:

    I can’t wait to come see them and hold you all in my arms!!! I am coming as soon as I can! All my love. Hallelujah!

  21. maria says:

    Congratulations and thanksgivings! You probably don’t remember us, we stood next to you during the child dedication at the simple way reunion. We’ve been following your progress and praying for you. Have fun and remember — sleep when they sleep!

    Maria, Billy, & Miranda Kenney

  22. julie g in k'zoo says:

    To those that can’t listen — here is the summary —
    Stavlund Daugher: 6’12″ – 20 inches
    Stavlund Son: 3’10″ no length given.
    They both came out crying and have strong lung function. Their son was having his heart checked out as he left the message. But all is as well as it could be from the sound of it.

    Mike and Stacy — big hugs and continued prayers from MI.

  23. Amy says:

    I hope you are well on your way to enjoying the blessing God has given you. May God continue to bless your family on this new journey.

  24. Mojo says:

    Great news, Mike! I hope Stacy is recuperating well. I’ll be praying for you all.

  25. Lora says:

    loves to all 4!
    thanks to julie g for the written details as i jumped to the comments, being too impatient to listen to the audio…i’ll catch up with it later.

  26. Kelly Maguire says:

    Congratulations! Steve and I are excited and anxious for you and thankful for the updates. This is a different kind of marathon you’ve started…we are cheering you on each step of the way.

    Kelly Maguire

  27. Ross says:

    “Welcome to Earth…”

    I love that Scott! :-)

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