Filmed on a GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition. Sorry for the shakiness.
Song by, Little & Ashley - Fly Me Away
If you've never met my youngest son Solomon, then you would not have known he wasn't supposed to make it past birth. He had a 27% chance of survival when he was born because he developed an encephalocele in the womb. So you won't have to Google it, basically it means that his skull didn't develop and close off in time around his brain, thus leaving his brain exposed outside of his skull in a sac. When Solomon was just three days old, he had "brain surgery" and the doctors were able to put the functioning brain tissue back into his little head and cut away the non-functioning tissue. He made it fine through all of the hardships of the surgery, and was able to go home just 9 days later...which originally we were told it would be 6-8 months.
If you have ever watched a scientific analysis of what happens during birth...all of the millions of things that have to happen at precision timing, then you must agree that every child is a miracle. We believe that miracle comes from God, and we are forever thankful that He gave us Solomon. Obviously, we think Solomon's birth is a miracle...just a miracle times a billion.
While Solomon wasn't supposed to ever be able to walk, talk, have fun, or anything else, you can clearly see God had a different plan for him. His three favorite things in this whole world are elevators, bath-time, and listening to the Laurie Berkner Band. So if you can ever combine all three into one experience, then you will be his hero forever.