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Williamsburg family promotes 'tubie' awareness

Williamsburg family promotes 'tubie' awareness

Kaylee squealed with barely contained delight as images of her brother, Adam, flashed on the TV screen.

The 4th-grader and her mother, Katie Marceron, collaborated on the video, "Amazing Adam's Story," to show her class at Waller Mill Elementary, a York County arts magnet school in Williamsburg. As the grinning 9-year-old watched her handiwork — she narrated and helped pick the photos and choose the music, "Firework" by Katy Perry — she sat on the sofa with her arm slung around Adam with easy, loving familiarity.

At 15 months, Adam weighs a solid 21-1/2 pounds. Developmentally, however, he's around 3 months, his mother...