John Curtis and Cliodhna Elizabeth Porter of Vandalia, Mo. would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Madison Porter. She was born on the July 10, 2012.
Grandparents are J.D. and Catherine Porter of Vandalia, and Michael and Cora Carberry of Dublin, Ireland.
After a short stay in the NICU in Columbia, Mo. she got to come home to settle in on July 20.