Brecken Bubeck was the first baby born in the Kansas City area in 2016
Brecken Bubeck was the first baby born in the Kansas City area in 2016 Courtesy of Children’s Mercy Hospital
Brecken Bubeck was the first baby born in the Kansas City area in 2016 Courtesy of Children’s Mercy Hospital

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