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William and Kate show off newborn

Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Britain’s Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, hold the Prince of Cambridge Tuesday as they pose for photographers outside St. Mary’s Hospital’s exclusive Lindo Wing in London where the Duchess gave birth on Monday. The royal couple are expected to head to London’s Kensington Palace from the hospital with their newborn son, the third in line to the British throne.

LONDON (AP) – Prince William and his wife Kate presented their newborn son to the world for the first time Tuesday, drawing whoops and wild applause from well-wishers as they revealed the new face of the British monarchy – though not, yet, his name.

“We’re still working on a name. So we’ll have that as soon as we can,” William told scores of reporters gathered outside St. Mary’s Hospital as he cradled the child.

The young family’s debut public appearance was the moment the world’s media had been waiting for, but the royal couple showed no sign of stress in the face of dozens of flashing cameras. Instead the couple, both 31, laughed and joked with reporters as they took turns holding their baby son, who appeared to doze through it all.

 

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