Photos: The Royal Baby Boy Meets The World

  • Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, hold the Prince of Cambridge as they pose for photographers outside St. Mary's Hospital in London on Tuesday. The Royal couple is expected to head to London's Kensington Palace from the hospital with their newborn son.
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    Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, hold the Prince of Cambridge as they pose for photographers outside St. Mary's Hospital in London on Tuesday. The Royal couple is expected to head to London's Kensington Palace from the hospital with their newborn son.
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  • A souvenir edition of a British newspaper commemorates the birth of the future king. The son of Prince William and Kate is third in line to the throne.
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    A souvenir edition of a British newspaper commemorates the birth of the future king. The son of Prince William and Kate is third in line to the throne.
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  • Well-wishers wait for the duchess and her newborn son to emerge from St. Mary's Hospital in London. She gave birth at 4:24 p.m. London time, with Prince William at her side.
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    Well-wishers wait for the duchess and her newborn son to emerge from St. Mary's Hospital in London. She gave birth at 4:24 p.m. London time, with Prince William at her side.
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  • The Honourable Artillery Company fires a 62-round royal gun salute outside the Tower of London.
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    The Honourable Artillery Company fires a 62-round royal gun salute outside the Tower of London.
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  • Men wearing Union Jack blazers wait for a glimpse of the duchess and her son at St. Mary's.
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    Men wearing Union Jack blazers wait for a glimpse of the duchess and her son at St. Mary's.
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  • Crowds gather outside Buckingham Palace to read the easel displaying the announcement of the royal baby.
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    Crowds gather outside Buckingham Palace to read the easel displaying the announcement of the royal baby.
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