Jonah Raphael Nelson | NEW ARRIVAL

Jonah Raphael Nelson - Photos courtesy of Greenbank Birth Center
Jonah Raphael Nelson
— image credit: Photos courtesy of Greenbank Birth Center

A warm welcome into the world is in order for Jonah Raphael Nelson, born on Feb. 15, 2011 at the Greenbank Birth Center. Jonah weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.

On his birthday, Jonah was welcomed by his parents, Shannon Lawson and Troy Nelson, and by his big brothers Troy Jr., Caleb and Isaac.

His maternal grandparents are Ann Donovan and Bill Lawson of Freeland. Paternal grandparents are Ralph and Linda Nelson of Lake Vermilion, Minn.

Special thanks to Denise Housego for all her help during the labor.

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