BELLAIRE, Texas A Bellaire family whose story touched hearts worldwide last year has a very special reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving.
Laura and Michael Canahuati welcomed 6-pound, 13-ounce Carter Bryant Canahuati to their family on Saturday.
The Canahuatis baby daughter Avery died in 2012 just five months after her 11/11/11/ birth.
When Avery was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy, the couple decided to channel their anger and grief and make memories out of every moment of their daughter s life.
They created Avery s bucket list, an online blog of every memorable moment the trio and their extended families shared. They shared it online and the story made national headlines.
Avery died a few weeks later, but her bucket list left a legacy of love, courage and hope.
With Carter s birth, the Canahuatis can scratch one more item from Avery s bucket list: becoming a big sister.