Jadyn Dean Kirkland celebrated his first birthday June 30, 2011.

He is the son of Jacob and Shelly Kirkland, Nebraska City, Neb.

He has one brother, Tyler Aufenkamp, 14.

His grandparents are Gary and Peggy Hobbie, Nebraska City, Neb.; and Marti McMillen and Dave, Overland Park.

His great-grandparents are Carol and John Grimes, Ottawa; Bill and Lena Dick, Mound City; and JoAnn and the late Ralph Hobbie, Nebraska City, Neb.