On January 16, 2003 at 9:43 am, Jackson Robert Gerard came into the world. He was born at the IWK Grace Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, weighing in at 8 pounds and 11 ounces. He is welcomed by sister Brody. Proud grandparents are Blanche and Maurice Gerard of Sydney, Judy King of Lawrencetown, and Doug King of Sackville, NS. Sincere thanks are extended to Doctors Maureen White and Barbara Parish, delivery room nurse Amy Fraser and all the wonderful nurses at the IWK Grace for their care.
Click HERE for a video of Jackson scoring a goal just seconds before the end of the final game of his 2009 Soccer season.