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Meet Carson, newborn son of U-7 driver J. Michael Kelly and Angela Heckard

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Kennewick, WASH. - The newest addition to the hydroplane racing community was in the Tri-Cities this weekend.  Carson Kelly was born July 15th to Angela Heckard and U-7 driver J. Michael Kelly.

"Racing in Madison was the first race.  I was pretty nervous (about a baby on the way)," said J. Michael Kelly.  "I told him he better wait.  Daddy wanted to be home."

"The following weekend was Detroit," he said.  "Once again, I told him he better wait."  He did wait.  At least until July 15th when Carson was born to J. Michael and Angela Heckard. 

"My doctor made sure I was induced on the 15th so Michael could be here, " said Mom Angela Heckard.

So how are the couple adjusting to having a newborn around?  "It takes us three times as long to go anywhere," Angela said.

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