After 356 days at VCU Medical Center, Baby Buns is going home


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, is going home Tuesday after 356 days at VCU Medical Center.

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.

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 reporter Kristin Smith live streamed from his limo on the 8News Facebook Page.

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