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    Amanda Palmer, Neil Gaiman welcome baby boy

    Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palme, pictured at a SXSW party in 2013 in Austin, Texas. The couple are celebrating the arrival of a  baby boy, Anthony.
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    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.

    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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