Little Big Town welcomes new member
Thursday, January 3, 2008
– Little Big Town's Phillip Sweet and wife Rebecca welcomed their new baby girl Dec. 27, 2007. Penelopi Jane Sweet was born at 5:47 p.m. in Nashville and weighed 6 pounds 4 ounces. She was 19 inches long and has curly brown hair.
"We never knew we could love someone so much," said Sweet. "We are truly blessed!"
Sweet is not the only Little Big Town member to have a child recently. Daisy Pearl, daughter of Little Big Town's Kimberly Roads Schlapman, was born five months ago.
Little Big Town is currently on tour with George Strait through March.
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