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Essence Atkins Had Her Baby On Christmas Day

12/28/2011 8:27am EST

Essence AtkinsEssence Atkins received an extra special present over the holidays after giving birth to a baby on Christmas Day.
The "Deliver Us From Eva" star and her businessman husband Jaime Mendez became proud parents to a baby boy on Sunday.
Atkins took to her Twitter to share her happy news with fans, writing, "Found (happiness)... our 1st baby, a beautiful healthy boy, was born on Christmas Day! Blessing... All I can say is this: God is so generous!"
The couple married in 2008 after meeting on an online dating website.

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