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Michael Phelps & Nicole Johnson Welcome Son Boomer

The 18-time Olympic gold medalist and fiancée Nicole Johnson welcomed Boomer Robert Phelps Thursday night in Arizona

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    Michael Phelps of the U.S. National Swim Team and Nicole Johnson welcomed their first son, a baby boy, Thursday night in Arizona.

    Congrats to Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson.

    The Olympic swimming champion and his fiancée, winner of the Miss California USA 2010 pageant, welcomed their first child, a baby boy, Thursday night in Arizona.

    Michael announced the happy news Saturday on his Instagram page, alongside a photo of him cradling his newborn son as Johnson watches from a bed.

    "Welcome Boomer Robert Phelps into the world!!!" he wrote. "Born 5-5-2016 at 7:21 pm !!! Healthy and happy!!!"

    "Best feeling I have ever felt in my life!!!," he added. "@nicole.m.johnson and Boomer both healthy!!! #boomerphelps." 

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    In March, Michael and Johnson celebrated their upcoming arrival at two separate baby showers. His was cowboy-themed and was attended by several of his friends, while she and her best girl friends had a traditional shower.

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