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BOY — Russell Hayward Gardner was born at 4:14 p.m. on February 16, 2018, at Children’s Hospital of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va., to Drs. William and Michelle (Tate) Gardner, of Fredericksburg, Va.
Baby Gardner weighed six pounds and six ounces.
Maternal grandparents are Michael and Jeannette Tate, of Ville Platte. Paternal grandparents are Winthrop and Laurie Gardner of Durham, N.C.
Surviving great-grandparent is Joyce T. Gardner of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Russell is his parents’ first child.

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