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Meet Wrangell's newest resident


January 23, 2020

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

Braven Hunter Gillen was born on Jan. 7, 2:39 p.m., at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center. He was the first baby to be born in Ketchikan in 2020 and is also the newest addition to the Wrangell family. His birth weight was 9 pounds, 1 ounce. According to the medical center's press release, Braven's family received a handmade cradle, made by Ketchikan Police Sergeant Bob Cheatam, as well as baby gifts donated by the medical center. They also received a baby box featuring native designs by Tsimshan artist Ken Decker. Pictured here is Braven with his parents, Micaelah Larsen and Tyler Gillen. They arrived back in Wrangell via ferry last week.

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