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Monaco’s Tiny Twin Royals Make Their Public Debut

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella of Monaco were greeted by a crowd of fans Wednesday for the introduction.

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Prince Albert, the country’s ruler, and his wife, Princess Charlene, presented their baby twins, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, to the public for the first time since their birth last month.

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Princess Charlene of Monaco kisses her child as Prince Albert waves to the crowd.

Prince Albert, 56, married the former Charlene Whittstock in 2011. The princess is a native of South Africa and was an Olympic swimmer.

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Princess Charlene and Prince Albert appear on a palace balcony, each holding a newborn baby swaddled in white.

Prince Albert has two other children from previous relationships, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, 22, and Alexandre Coste, 11. However, neither older child is able to inherit the throne because they were born out of wedlock.

Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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