PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. -- New year, new baby!

That's one Pinellas County family's new motto for the year. Baby Lincoln Philip Chevere was born at 12:46 a.m. Monday, January 1, 2018, making him the first baby of Pinellas, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

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Morton Plant Hospital helped welcome the six pound, 10 oz baby to the proud parents, Philip and Rachel Chevere of Clearwater.

He was born in the hospital's new Doyle Tower, which opened to patients in October of 2017.

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