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Mark Zuckerberg and wife celebrate at surprise baby shower

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Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla had a sweet surprise earlier this month. The couple, who are expecting their first child together, were thrown a baby shower by some of the Facebook CEO's students.Mark, 31, shared some photos from inside the intimate event, explaining alongside: "Students I mentor in the community threw me and Cilla a surprise baby shower! So much love and so much fun."


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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla celebrated at a surprise baby shower thrown by his students

The collection of photos show the couple joining in party games, and posing together in front of a baby shower sign, with Cilla's baby bump clearly visible. Another shot shows Mark – wearing a pink dummy necklace - toasting his wife's pregnancy with some of his friends, all of them drinking from baby bottles.Mark and Cilla were also presented with a handmade blanket for their baby girl, featuring pink love hearts and a pink trim.

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The parents-to-be were presented with a handmade blanket for their baby girl

The couple, who have been married for three years, announced in July that they were expecting a baby. Alongside a picture of himself proudly posing with his pregnant wife, Mark told his 33million followers: "Priscilla and I have some exciting news. We're expecting a baby girl! This will be a new chapter in our lives."We've already been so fortunate for the opportunity to touch people's lives around the world – Cilla as a doctor and educator, and me through this community and philanthropy. Now we'll focus on making the world a better place for our child and the next generation."In his post, the Facebook co-founder also revealed that they had been trying for a baby for some time, and that Priscilla had previously suffered three heartbreaking miscarriages.

Priscilla and I have some exciting news: we're expecting a baby girl!This will be a new chapter in our lives. We've...

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Friday, 31 July 2015

Mark and Priscilla announced her pregnancy in July

"Most people don't discuss miscarriages because you worry your problems will distance you or reflect upon you – as if you're defective or did something to cause this. So you struggle on your own."We hope that sharing our experience will give more people the same hope we felt and will help more people feel comfortable sharing their stories," he wrote.

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