JOPLIN — Travis and Mizue Taylor came home Thanksgiving to see family in Neosho. They are still in the area, as they got an early Christmas gift.

JOPLIN — Travis and Mizue Taylor came home Thanksgiving to see family in Neosho. They are still in the area, as they got an early Christmas gift.
"We decided to come home for Thanksgiving, we came for a six-day trip (to Neosho), and my wife decided to go into labor 11 weeks early," said Travis, who serves in the Air Force at stationed at Marnie Base Quantico in Virginia. "Literally, Thanksgiving day or Thanksgiving morning, she started to have contractions."