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John Stamos says 'I've cried most days' since becoming a dad at 54

"Full House" actor John Stamos recently became a dad for the first time as a 54 year old, and he is pretty emotional about his new baby.
/ Source: TODAY

Becoming a dad at age 54 has had some unexpected side effects on John Stamos.

For one thing, he's been pretty emotional lately.

As he told People magazine, there has been a lot of crying — and not all of it from William "Billy" Christopher, who was born two months ago. Billy's mom is Stamos' wife, Caitlin McHugh.

"I've cried most days; I just stare at him," Stamos said.

Fortunately, the crying is joyful!

"It's been beautiful," he added. "Every second you pray that you can keep the kid alive. Every day is different; time has become very elusive, stuff just goes by so fast. It's just beautiful."

There's one other wonderful element to finally becoming a father: Stamos now sees himself in the infant.

"He has my smirk," he said. "But he only goes into action when I turn off the camera! I'll have to reverse that if he's going to be my son."

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