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Scott Beauvais holds his newborn son, Breckin, back in November 2003. Breckin was born 16 weeks premature and was given less than a 1 percent chance to live.

'Miracle baby' celebrates his eighth birthday

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You could consider Breckin Beauvais's being here a miracle.

Born 16 weeks premature, doctors told his parents that he had less than a 1 percent chance to live.

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"They wrote him off so many times," said Scott Beauvais in a 2004 interview with the New Richmond News. "They said to hope for the best, but told us he wasn't going to survive."

Eight years later, Breckin continues to defy the odds.

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