Kaleb ‘Baby Buns’ Graves celebrates 11 months

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DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Kaleb Graves, the young Dinwiddie boy who’s been hospitalized since he was born prematurely and earned the nickname “Baby Buns” after his parents’ baby announcement went viral, turned 11 months old on Monday.

His parents, Arkell Graves and Dana Griffin-Graves, have been documenting Baby Buns’ journey on the family’s Facebook page since he was born prematurely last October and weighed less than one pound.

On Monday, they shared a slideshow of photos along with a song that was written and arranged in dedication of ‘Baby Guns.’

The post has been shared nearly 150 times and viewed by more than 3,000 people.

8News has been following Baby Buns’ journey from the beginning.

It started with a viral video of Baby Buns’ father sobbing when he learned he was going to be a dad.

Since then, thousands have been following the family’s incredible journey and celebrated with them after young Kaleb was taken off a breathing tube, took his first bath, successfully completed heart surgery and much more.

8News will continue to follow ‘Baby Buns” journey and bring you the latest updates. 

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