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It's a Boy! HUD Secr. Julian Castro, Wife, Welcome Second Child

Image: HUD Secretary Castro speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Policy Conference  in Washington
File photo of U.S. Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaking at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Making Progress Policy Conference in Washington November 19, 2014. GARY CAMERON / Reuters

There's a new addition to the family for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. He and his wife Erica welcomed their second child - and first boy - Cristian Julian Castro, who was born on Saturday in Washington, D.C.

Cristian's arrival was followed by a congratulatory phone call from President Obama. Secretary Castro, who is also the former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, said the baby and his mother are doing well. The Castros have a 5-year-old daughter as well.


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