Gone far too quickly. Rory Kramer, Justin Bieber‘s longtime photographer and music video director, took to social media on Monday (Dec. 19) to share the information that his child son had died after a untimely beginning.
“It’s with a damaged coronary heart that I share on December 1, 2022 at 9:41pm, my spouse Amy went right into a preterm labor and gave beginning to our child boy, Daniel Thomas Kramer after 21 weeks,” Kramer wrote alongside an Instagram photograph of himself cradling the tiny child, whose face was coated by a coronary heart emoji. “A reputation after each our fathers. He weighed 14oz and was 11 inches lengthy. He made Amy and I dad and mom for 52 minutes earlier than heading off to heaven.”
Kramer went on to recall his very first moments within the hospital with child Daniel earlier than writing, “It went from essentially the most stunning second to essentially the most eye opening, devastating second I’ve ever skilled. Daniel taught me a lot in these 52 minutes…he confirmed me persistence, he taught me how fragile life is, to by no means to take life with no consideration, and that demise impacts so many.”
“We’re so blessed and grateful for the time we needed to stare at him, kiss him, and maintain him in our arms. He was good. Tiny little palms. Large goofy ft. And Rory’s face. We want you possibly can have met him,” the photographer continued. “I share this, as plenty of you may have been following my journey by means of many peaks and valleys, and as we discover ourselves within the trenches, I do know we should go on and stay a life to honor our son. To anybody, that has skilled a loss or comparable scenario, my coronary heart aches for you.”
Kramer’s directorial credit embody the music movies for Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande’s pandemic hit “Caught With U,” The Chainsmokers’ 2016 single “All We Know,” each “I’ll Present You” and “Firm” off Bieber’s 2015 album Objective and “Ought to’ve Been Us” by Tori Kelly.
Learn Kramer’s heartbreaking tribute to child Daniel beneath.