Local store owner and customers ecstatic over the birth of the royal baby

By WEEK Producer

July 23, 2013 Updated Jul 23, 2013 at 7:24 PM CDT

DUNLAP, Ill. -- The celebrations continue in London and around the world for Britain's new prince.

Prince William and his wife Kate presented their new baby boy to the media on Tuesday.

The child is now the third in line for the throne.

Here in central Illinois, customers at "Her Majesty's English Tea Room" in Dunlap have been excited for the last 9 months, patiently awaiting the new prince's arrival.

Owner Jacqueline Gillam said a royal baby is a rare occasion, making the birth extra special.

"Everyone is excited, we couldn't wait,” said Gillam. “I think it's because everybody loves them so much and a royal baby is a big deal. A lot of people have even been having royal baby showers and donating things to churches and crisis centers."

Gillam has a strong hunch the young prince's name will be George Phillip Charles Michael.

Prince William said the child will named soon.

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