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Well-wishers celebrate birth of British Prince

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 01:16

July 22 - Well-wishers cheered and broke open the champagne to celebrate the much anticipated birth of the newest royal on Monday, who will now be third in line for the British throne. Deborah Gembara reports.

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Cheers and celebrations in London after Buckingham Palace made it official (Palace officials putting frame on easel) SOUNDBITE: Well-Wisher, Shaza Elmusharaf, saying: "I'm excited, I'm very happy and I hope mum and baby are doing really well and I'm so happy for her and I wish them all the best of luck." SOUNDBITE: Well-wisher Rachhel Carter Eagelton saying: "I thought it was going to be a girl, cos I've got two little girls. And when I was pregnant I was really sick, and she (DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE) was really sick, so I was like, it's gonna be a girl, it's gonna be a girl. Obviously it's not; it's a boy. I'm really excited for him. I couldn't wait just to get down here and literally I pulled and they were like, 'he's here', and I'm 'naaaah It wasn't just Brits who were celebrating. SOUNDBITE: Well-Wisher Chris Murphy saying: "I could not be more excited if I tried. I'm not from here, I don't live here, but I am so thrilled that Kate and Will had a baby boy. It's amazing... I really thought it was going to be a girl, I really, I really thought it was going to be a girl, but I am so happy it's a boy; Will deserves a little boy, it's gonna be amazing, he's gonna be great. Future King of England. We're very excited -- I should probably put this down." SOUNDBITE: Well-Wisher, Sherry Fink, From Chicago saying: "I think it's very exciting. A boy will be great for Great Britain. I think it's very exciting for Will and Kate. I can't wait to hear the name." Prime Minister David Cameron says he's delighted for the royal family. SOUNDBITE: British Prime Minister David Cameron saying: "It is an important moment in the life of our nation but I suppose above all it is a wonderful moment for a warm and loving couple who have got a brand new baby boy." Prince William and Kate's son, whose name hasn't been revealed, is now third in line to the British throne.

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Well-wishers celebrate birth of British Prince

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 01:16