Article By Charise Bowden // EEW Magazine Reporter

Kaleb Arkell Graves, who was born prematurely at 24 weeks and one day, is doing well after undergoing surgery to repair a hole in his heart.

The son of suddenly-famous viral video couple, Dana and Arkell Graves, who is now 20 weeks, is doing well thanks to prayers, according to his mom’s Facebook posts.

“We appreciate all of the many messages seeking updates and offering prayers for our miracle. After having heart surgery on Friday, Kaleb was extubated on Sunday. He is progressing well,” said Dana’s March 2 status update.

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“He is on a non-invasive ventilator. We pray that his recent procedure will assist him in being off a ventilator completely. We know God is still working and we will not lose our faith, hope and joy in everything that we are experiencing,” she continued, adding, “We appreciate all of your love and support. God knew what we needed and He sent you all.”

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