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Daxtyn Kai Gabbart

On December 21, 2017 at 0214 hours, Daxtyn Kai Gabbart was born at OU Children’s in OKC, OK. He was born with Coarcation of the Aorta and a complete AV Canal defect which sadly claimed his life a few months later on March 23, 2018. He was the son of Crystal Hollingsworth and Lucas Gabbart; he was Crystal’s first child and Lucas’ fourth. He was the youngest brother to his three brothers. He loved to be held and would look around at any and everything. He loved his paci and if you tickled his tummy or feet, he would give you the dirtiest look, but he would never get mad at you. During his three short months here on earth he had an impact on so many lives and was adored and loved deeply by family and friends. He opened up so many doors for his parents and made them better people. Not only did he inspire them, he opened up their world to so much by teaching them to learn more, reach out more, and he taught them strength. One of their greatest achievements with Dax was getting to take him home from the hospital; this was huge in their family, as they thought that day would never come.

Daxtyn was truly one of a kind. Although he was diagnosed with Trisomy 21, his condition was slightly different, as he only had an extra half copy of his 21st chromosome that had attached somewhere between his 21st and 23rd. Due to his rare case, they were not too sure where he fell on the DS spectrum. His case was unique as the