Family's sweet tradition has 8 babies wearing the same outfit on their way home from the hospital

PHOTO: Doug Walton seen with his daughter, Kimberly Demchak, son-in-law Mark Demchak and grandson Eli Demchak. Eli is the eighth child in the family to wear the blue going-home outfit from the hospital after birth.
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WATCH This family tradition has 8 babies wearing the same outfit

Eight babies from three generations in one family have left the hospital wearing the same outfit in a tradition dating back to 1959.

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Little Eli Demchak is the most recent infant to wear the two-piece blue suit that his grandfather debuted nearly 60 years ago. Eli sported the look when he entered the world on Nov. 4.

"If I have another boy, I'll do the same thing," said Mark Demchak, Eli's dad and a resident of Wheaton, Illinois. "I'm sure it'll be passed around again."

PHOTO: When Doug Walton was born in 1959, his dad bought a little outfit for Doug to wear which was passed on to other generations in the family. Courtesy Doug Walton
When Doug Walton was born in 1959, his dad bought a little outfit for Doug to wear which was passed on to other generations in the family.

PHOTO: When Doug Walton was born in 1959, his dad bought a little outfit for Doug to wear which was passed on to other generations in the family.
Courtesy Mark Demchak
When Doug Walton was born in 1959, his dad bought a little outfit for Doug to wear which was passed on to other generations in the family.

The first to wear outfit was Doug Walton, 59, in 1959, followed by his younger brothers, Brian Walton and Philip Walton.

Doug Walton's parents were Christian missionaries in the Philippines before he was born and the family believes his father purchased the blue outfit overseas.

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In 1992, the tradition continued with the birth of Doug Walton's first son, Jason. Jason wore the outfit home from the hospital as well.

When Walton's daughter, Kimberly Demchak, and her husband, Mark Demchak, welcomed their son Eli, the boy became the eighth child to wear the famous blue collared shirt and shorts leaving Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Illinois.

PHOTO: Little Eli Demchak is the most recent infant to wear the two-piece, blue suit that his grandfather debuted nearly 60 years ago. Courtesy Doug Walton
Little Eli Demchak is the most recent infant to wear the two-piece, blue suit that his grandfather debuted nearly 60 years ago.

"I was surprised that the outfit was in such great shape after all these years," Kimberly Demchak told "GMA." "It's adorable and I love that so many family members have worn it. We'll plan to share the outfit with whoever comes next!"

PHOTO: Brian Walton, a middle child, wore the same blue outfit which was passed on to other generations in his family. Courtesy Doug Walton
Brian Walton, a middle child, wore the same blue outfit which was passed on to other generations in his family.

PHOTO: Philip Walton, the youngest of three brothers, wore the same blue outfit which was passed on to other generations in his family. Courtesy Doug Walton
Philip Walton, the youngest of three brothers, wore the same blue outfit which was passed on to other generations in his family.

PHOTO: When Kimberly Demchak and her husband Mark Demchak welcomed their son Eli, the boy became the eighth child to wear the famous blue collar shirt and shorts.
Courtesy Mark Demchak
When Kimberly Demchak and her husband Mark Demchak welcomed their son Eli, the boy became the eighth child to wear the famous blue collar shirt and shorts.

The outfit has even flown to Philadelphia from time to time, so other extended family members could also wear the outfit home from the hospital.

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