(Daily Mail UK) Born with most of his brain and skull missing, baby Jaxon Emmett Buell was not expected to live. In fact his parents had been told to abort him when doctors discovered his condition.
But he has defied all odds – and now he has just celebrated his first birthday.
Baby Jaxon's devout Christian parents, Brandon and Brittany Buell, were told by doctors that he had an extreme brain malformation, which meant he would probably not survive the pregnancy.
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But Jax Strong – a nickname he has earned on social media – is now one years old. His inspirational story has captivated families across the U.S., with nearly 90,000 people 'liking' his page on Facebook and 18,000 people sharing his story.