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Baby weighing 14 ounces goes home in time for Christmas

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
The tiniest baby ever born at a Florida hospital has been allowed to go home just in time for Christmas.

Connor Sorensen was the smallest baby ever born at a hospital in Florida.

Connor weighed just 14 ounces and was so small at birth that his dad could put his wedding ring around his tiny leg.

Now, he's finally home for the holidays after spending six months in intensive care.

"It's a Christmas miracle," mother Holly Sorenson said.

"We didn't even get a chance to wrap any other gifts. He's the main one under the tree this year," father Eric Sorenson said.

Holly and Eric spent eight years trying to conceive.

But once they did, complications forced a premature C-section at 24 weeks.

Doctors gave him a one in three chance of survival.

He underwent five intestinal surgeries and took countless medications.

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