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Royal Baby buzz sweeps through Tampa

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The Royal Baby is making a splash all the way across the pond, as eager fans in the Bay area watched a moment in history unfold.

Dunedin's Cricketers British Pub welcomed royal family followers to their watch party.

"I think it's a really exciting thing, definitely. It's going to be something that's really uplifting," said Cricketer's Theohari Poulakidas.

Tampa International Airport served as the hub of the news for some landing from London Monday afternoon.

"I don't know what it is! You'll have to tell me because we've just been on a flight from London!" said Lisa Dumais, as she exited her terminal.

British-born Tampa Bay Rowdies player Stuart Campbell says the baby boy's arrival is history in the making.

"It will be an absolutely momentous day. When they got married, the Royal Wedding was a national holiday. The English people and the British people had a street party all over the country," Campbell said.

It's a day Guerdy Jean won't forget. Her own bundle of joy, Laila, was delivered at Tampa General Hospital Monday morning. Her little girl now shares a birthday with the Royal Baby.

"I was like, 'I want her to come on my birthday so it'll be special. So now, it's going to be considered a special day anyways. It's a really good thing," Jean said Monday afternoon.

News of the Royal Baby's arrival lit up social media sites like Facebook and Twitter on Monday. After Buckingham Palace announced the baby's arrival on it's traditional easel, they tweeted out the news through its official account.

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