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OMAHA, Neb. – A Nebraska toddler is finally going to see what home looks like.

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Marquinn “Q” Buckley II is 2 1/2 years old and has spent his entire life in Omaha hospitals, KMTV reported. The boy was born prematurely at 27 weeks and weighed 13.8 ounces at birth, the television station reported.

Born with chronic lung disease, the boy has learned to walk while connected to a ventilator, according to WOWT reported.

Despite the obstacles, “Q” is living life with gusto and is already proving to be a handful for his parents, Marquinn Buckley and Ta’Riance Harris, who took their son home for the first time on Tuesday, the television station reported.

“Personality from his mom but the energy from me,” Marquinn Buckley told WOWT. Harris did not disagree.

“He started off being less than a pound, and from the womb, he wasn’t supposed to make it so this whole way has been miracles,” Harris told KMTV. “It’s been disbelief. It’s been a lot of stuff that he’s not even supposed to be capable of.”

“Q” has not been home, but he has been traveling throughout Omaha’s hospital system.

“He was born at Bergan and then was transitioned to Children’s NICU and then the ICU and then the floor at Children’s and then to Madonna,” Dr. Sheilah Snyder of Children’s and Madonna, told WOWT.

Gordon Still, a pediatric pulmonologist at Children’s Hospital, said there was plenty of trial and error through the years in order to get “Q” healthy and ready to go home.

“It’s really frustrating,” Still told KMTV. “It’s part of those challenges, the medical complications and it really does become problematic when you’re used to seeing results with things and you’re hitting a wall and you have to start coming up with different things to manage patients like this. It’s very challenging and it really is a lot of patience and think outside of the box.”

“Q’s” parents said that finally bringing their son home seems like a dream. And they are looking forward to the challenges.

“It’s kind of unreal,” Harris told KMTV. “For two years we’ve had dates where he could possibly come home and then it didn’t work out, so now it’s kind of like is this real are we going home. It’s a good feeling,” Harris said.

“We’ve been in the hospital for two-and-a-half years,” Buckley told the television station. “We haven’t seen anything, so to teach him everything, that’s going to be (a great feeling) to see how he reacts, his expressions to things.”