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Mama June's 17-year-old daughter Pumpkin has first child


Posted Friday, December 8, 2017 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon, the 17-year-old daughter of "Mama" June Shannon of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" fame, announced her first child Friday on Twitter.

"Today at 5:01am me and josh officially became parents to a precious 7lb 14oz baby girl," she tweeted along with a picture of their newborn. "Everyone meet Ella Grace Efird."

The baby's daddy is Joshua Brandon Efird.

Pumpkin is Mama June's second youngest daughter. She will be part of the upcoming second season of WE-TV's "Mama June: From Not to Hot" debuting next month on Friday, January 12 at 10 p.m. Mama June lost a huge amount of weight for season one and has managed to keep that weight off.


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