The staff at North Shore University Hospital set up a webcam so Air Force Captain Mike Schaefer, currently in Southwest Asia, could be by his wife Gannon's side when she gave birth to their child last Sunday. The couple lives in Chicago, but Newsday reports that "Gannon Schaefer came to Merrick, where her family lives, so she could deliver and have the support of her parents and siblings." The webcam was set up in the delivery room and Captain Scahefer said, "Oh honey, congratulations, he's beautiful. I can see him, I can see my little man." Little Jackson Jeffrey Schaefer, 7 pounds and 4 ounces, will meet his dad on New Year's Eve at MacArthur Airport.
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