Kensington Palace Shares a New Photo of Prince William for His Birthday

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    • Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth also shared birthday wishes with sweet, sweet photos.
      • No word on how he's spending it yet, and whether (as is sometimes the case) he has a public engagement away from his family.

        It's Prince William's birthday, and of course the British royals' social media accounts have lit up with fabulous birthday wishes for the 37-year-old (37 already! I can remember when he was a teen, and wow I am old). Kensington Palace, though they obviously didn't speak about how William is celebrating his big day—cake and running around with Prince Louis, I hope?—shared a pic of the handsome husband and father just casually hanging out while he was on a trip to Kenya. This isn't the first time Kensington Palace has shared that photo, apparently, but it's the first time I've seen it, and I am a fan, you guys. He's kind of giving me zaddy vibes, just like his brother.

        Meanwhile, the Royal Family Twitter made a glorious collage of major William moments with Queen Elizabeth, including a cute little throwback of Kate riiiiight as she was officially joining the rest of the royals in public after her wedding to William in 2011. This was, in fact, even before Kate's first official engagement with the Queen in July 2012. The pair are chatting with Will beside them, and the Queen's giving one of her trademark grins. It's pretty sweet. And Clarence House gave us a throwback of Charles and behbeh William.

        The Sun is also reporting that Kate made him an album for his big day. “Kate and the children have been compiling a large album of the children’s paintings, drawings and collages and prints. They reflect what they have been doing over the past year." Apparently it's themed “Den They Were Three”? So cute.

        Here's the Kensington Royal photo:

        Here's an alternate shot of William from that trip, because why not:

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        And the Royal Family pic:

        Here's another shot of that outing (Kate was really into tweed):

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        And Clarence House's major throwback pic. Those chubby cheeks! I die!

        Prince William, apparently iconic since 1982.

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