Freeman welcomes first baby of 2022

JOPLIN, Mo.–At seven pounds and measuring at nineteen and a half inches, Thyri draper is the first 2022 baby at Freeman Health System.

She was born at 10:39 am Saturday morning to Webb City parents, Sarah and Greg Draper.

Her parents tell us they chose the name Thyri for its uniqueness.

“I just thought it was unique. I liked it because we were pretty set on Scarlett, and then my husband brought up theory and I was just, I’ve always been one for unique names. So that’s why I liked it the most,” Sarah Draper said.