Milestones are exciting for any parent, but for a family from Florida, they're even more important.
Jaxon Buell was born on Aug. 27, 2014, with microhydraencephaly. He was born with with an incomplete brain and abnormal skull formation.
Doctors told Brandon and Brittany Buell that their son wouldn't hear, talk, walk or show emotion, but despite the condition, Jaxon is still amazing his family and doctors, while his story has become an inspiration to his social media followers worldwide.
Earlier this month, Jaxon hit another milestone.
According to his parent's Facebook page, Jaxon was able to suck on a pacifier. His parents had been working with him to show him how to hold the binky.
The Buells hope that this could be a sign that they will be able to eventually remove Jaxon's feeding tube one day.
Just this week, his parents have seen more control with his body and arm movements. He's also interacting with his toys.
The Buells announced on their GoFundMe page that they will be closing down the online fundraiser soon. While a date hasn't been set, they have so far raised more than $173,000 to help pay for Jaxon's medical coverage.
They will continue to seek donations directly.
If you would like to donate, please send to:
Brandon, Brittany and Jaxon Buell
P.O. Box 1961
Tavares, FL 32778
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