A miracle baby born with a partial skull has met Santa Claus for the first time. The photo of Santa kissing Jaxon Buell's cheeks at an Orlando mall has traveled across social media.
"I'm happy to report that what we're witnessing is one of the best moments that Jaxon has had, and we're just hoping and praying that that continues," Brandon Buell told TODAY.
At just 15-months-old, Jaxon Buell has a Facebook following of 323,000 people. The followers tune into daily posts on his Facebook page by his parents Brittany and Brandon Buell. They show a child who was not expected to live. Jaxon has with microhydranencephaly, an extreme brain malformation that has left him with a partial skull.
Jaxon's followers keep up with his progress by using #JaxonStrong on social media. His father says Jaxon shows great eye contact and head control and says "mama," "dada" and sometimes exclaims "hey, hey" when he wants to be picked up.