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Us Weekly -- James Van Der Beek is now a proud papa, two times over!

The "Dawson's Creek" actor announced via Twitter on Tuesday that he and his wife of 18 months, Kimberly Van Der Beek (formerly Brook), welcomed a son into the world.

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"Had my first son this morning …Well, actually, my wife had him. I just caught him. Wow. Heart expanding way faster than my brain..," the 35-year-old tweeted.

"If you could bottle up and distribute this feeling, I swear there'd be no more war. #fatherhood," he added.

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No word what the little one's name is, but this is the second child for the Van Der Beeks. Their daughter, Olivia, is 17 months old.

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James was previously married to actress Heather McComb from 2003 to March 2010, but they didn't have any kids.


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