The Hannam family sits outside their downtown Sequim home waving to cars in honor of Nora’s third birthday Saturday, June 20, 2020. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

The Hannam family sits outside their downtown Sequim home waving to cars in honor of Nora’s third birthday Saturday, June 20, 2020. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim girl gets drive-by birthday celebration

3-year-old’s family holds honk-and-wave party

SEQUIM — With help from family, friends and complete strangers, Wynn Hannam helped her 3-year-old daughter Nora celebrate her birthday in the age of COVID-19.

Wynn asked the community on social media to drive by their home on West Spruce Street and wave and honk Saturday.

“We have a big family and needed to do something to get her excited and have everyone come together in some way,” she said.

Nora, along with her mom, dad, Jared, and 5-year-old sister, Ellie, waved to several cars and were surprised by the large number of people driving by — including people they didn’t know — and giving Nora presents.

Grandma Keri Cook throws a pool noodle to daughter-in-law Wynn Hannam for granddaughter Nora’s birthday. The Hannam family, including Ellie, 5, and dad, Jared, waved to drivers as they honked in celebration of the Sequim 3-year-old’s birthday. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Grandma Keri Cook throws a pool noodle to daughter-in-law Wynn Hannam for granddaughter Nora’s birthday. The Hannam family, including Ellie, 5, and dad, Jared, waved to drivers as they honked in celebration of the Sequim 3-year-old’s birthday. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Mom Wynn Hannam holds a sign for drivers to honk for her daughter Nora’s third birthday. Nora, left, waved to cars with her sister, Ellie, mom, and dad, Jared, not pictured. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Mom Wynn Hannam holds a sign for drivers to honk for her daughter Nora’s third birthday. Nora, left, waved to cars with her sister, Ellie, mom, and dad, Jared, not pictured. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

A driver drops off a plush duck for 3-year-old Nora Hannam’s “honk-and-wave” birthday party. Her mom, Wynn, sister, Ellie, and dad, Jared, held signs and waved as a family. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

A driver drops off a plush duck for 3-year-old Nora Hannam’s “honk-and-wave” birthday party. Her mom, Wynn, sister, Ellie, and dad, Jared, held signs and waved as a family. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

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