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Time to meet great-grandpa!
Prince Philip reportedly held his seven-week-old great-grandson Prince George for the first time Sunday. The 92-year-old great-grandfather was the only senior royal who had not been introduced to Prince William and Kate Middleton's bundle of joy as he has been recovering from exploratory abdominal surgery.
According to U.K. Mirror, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed at Aberdeen airport yesterday afternoon with their son before they were taken by car to Balmoral Castle, where the family met with an elated Prince Philip at the Queen's residence on Royal Deeside.
The family trip marked the first holiday for William and Kate since their son's arrival on July 22.
"This was an incredible moment for Philip," a royal source told the Mirror. "He has been desperate to meet his great grandson and having the family together is really special for him."
The new parents have been both been busy since the birth of their son.
Last week, Middleton looked radiant in a dazzling metallic Jenny Packham gown at her first red carpet appearance since giving birth, and she made her first post-baby public appearance at the Ring O'Fire ultra-marathon in Anglesey in late August.
William most recently revealed that, after seven years of military service, he will be leaving the Royal Air Force to focus on his royal duties and charity work.
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And the palace also announced that the royal couple and their son—who have been living at Michael and Carole Middleton's Bucklebury Manor—"are expected to move into their official residence at Kensington Palace within the next few weeks."
"This has been a very busy time for the Duke and Duchess," the Mirror source continued. "They have always been determined to introduce George to Philip as soon as possible, but there just hasn't been the time until now."
"This will be a very special holiday for them all," the insider added.
An iconic photograph featuring Queen Elizabeth II, son Prince Charles, grandson Prince William and Prince George is also expected to be taken at the family meet and greet.
The picture is said to be first time three direct heirs to the throne will be in the same photo in more than a century.
"Everyone has been waiting for this photo to be taken and of course the Duke of Edinburgh has been looking forward to seeing his great grandson," the royal source told the Mirror.
Can't wait to see the special moment!