Little Big Town grows bigger
Monday, March 8, 2010
– Little Big Town continues to get bigger. This time, Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook had their first child on Friday. Elijah Dylan Westbrook is the boy's name.
"We've been waiting for this for a long time and can't tell you how thrilled and blessed we both feel," People.com quoted Fairchild.
The web site said Elijah weighed 7 lbs., 14 oz. and was 19 and ¾ inches long.
"Karen is going to be an incredible mom," said Westbrook of his wife. "She has always been so good with children. Besides, she's done a great job raising me to become a responsible adult."
Fairchild, 42, and Westbrook, 39 married in 2006
Fellow LBT members Kimberly Schlpman gave birth in 2007 to a girl and Phillip Sweet also has a two-year old.
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