Meet The Metro’s First Baby Of 2013

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Meet little Xiomara Cruz -- the first baby born in 2013 at the University of Kansas hospital.

Cruz was born at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday and even a couple days early, new mom Vanessa Cruz said.

"I actually made a joke about it not that long ago... shooting for the first baby of the new year," Cruz said.

Looks like she had her wish!

Xiomara weighed in a 6 pounds, 15 ounces and 20 inches long.

Mom and daughter are doing well, the hospital said.

Coincidentally, the last baby born in 2012 was delivered at 11:56 p.m. Monday at the hospital.

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