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Amanda Palmer, Neil Gaiman welcome baby boy

Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer, pictured at a SXSW party in Austin, Texas in 2013. The couple is celebrating the arrival of a baby boy, Anthony.Jim Mosenfelder/Getty Images/file

Amanda Palmer, who'd been posting pictures of her pregnant self for months, announced the arrival of her baby boy on Twitter and Instagram Monday morning. The singer posted a picture of herself and husband, writer Neil Gaiman, cuddling with young Anthony. "we're finally all safely landed on the other side of childbirth . . . me, neil and little anthony," she wrote. "someday i'll tell you the whole story. it was a crazy, beautiful trip. meanwhile please forgive my total lack of online presence for a while . . . i'm so happy to be spending the time away from the phone and the computer and doing the only thing i want to do right now . . . at home, in the quiet woods, all three of us falling in love with each other after our long long journey together. we're exhausted."

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