By Robert Proctor
The Cuero Record
Nearly two weeks into 2016 there had been no birth at the Cuero Community Hospital birthing center. That changed on Monday evening, Jan. 11 when a baby boy was born. Jonah Michael Brawner was born at 8:50 p.m.
Jonah is the first child of Joseph and Jazmine Brawner of Victoria. He was born weighing eight pounds and seven inches and was 19 inches in length.
Jonah’s father, Joseph, is in the United States Marines and will soon be shipped out, making the moment all the more special.
“I liked it,” Joseph said, referring to being able to see his first child and spend time with him and his wife before leaving. “I was hoping he [Jonah] would be here soon.”
Jonah is a new name in the Brawner family, and his middle name, Michael, was chosen for St. Michael, the archangel.