Preemie pride!

Babies born early don’t have it easy with health challenges and subsequent weeks (or months) in the NICU. But just look at these little warriors — and how they’re thriving! 


Addison

Addison, 10, of Minnetonka, born at 33 weeks


Austin, 14

Austin, 29 1/2 weeks

Austin, 14, of Hastings, born at 29 1/2 weeks


Benji and the 24 Pound Banana Squash

Benjamin, 3 months old, of Inver Grove Heights, born at 29 weeks


Camilla

Camilla, at 1 month old, of Brooklyn Park, born at 33 weeks; her twin sister, Maia, passed at 20 weeks


Evelyn

Evelyn, 3 months old, of Golden Valley, born at 35 weeks 


Juliana and Joshua

Juliana, 7, and Joshua, 3, of Crystal, born at 34 weeks and 35 weeks


Nora

Nora, 6, of Eagan, born at 34 weeks


Roland

Roland, 6, of Richfield, born at 29 weeks