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Proud Grandfather Al Roker Enjoys Sweet Moment With Daughter's Newborn Clara

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By Afouda Bamidele on July 28, 2023 at 1:00 PM EDT

Al Roker has a new favorite family member and it’s no other than his granddaughter Sky Clara Laga.

In true grandparent fashion, the "Today" show host seems to always ten-toe down to spend quality time with his daughter Courtney Roker Laga's little girl, born on July 3rd. The first-time grandfather spent the day on Monday, July 24, taking in the view of his granddaughter. The 68-year-old author proudly uploaded the blissful moment of him holding the infant in an Instagram post.

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Al Roker Spends Day With His New Granddaughter In Precious New Photo

Roker is very much the type of grandparent that won't stop marveling at his grandbaby, and as most proud grandpas do, he shared his excitement with as many people as possible. The image showed the "Another World" star cradling the tiny tot while sitting. They both stared at each other.

Baby Clara, who boasts a full head of hair, was dressed in a yellow onesie, while Roker sported his work clothes. The caption on the post read: "I could look into this face all day. But then, little Sky Clara wouldn't get to eat, so I eventually had to give her back to Mommy and Daddy."

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Fans of the "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" actor began showering compliments and praises in the comments section. One fan noted, "Looks like she already has her grandfather wrapped around her finger ... .as it should be! Enjoy!!!"

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Proud Grandfather Al Roker Enjoys Sweet Moment With Daughter's Newborn Clara
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A second fan wrote, "This is too precious for words," and a third claimed, "She is beautiful, and already looks like she has a personality, and that special bond between a granddaughter and grandfather ❤️." "Looks like someone is in love with Grandpa. ?," a fourth person chimed, while someone else replied, "This picture speaks volumes about Love and Happiness!!!"

For Roker, becoming a first-time grandfather is a cherished chapter. The Blast reported that not long after his grandchild was born, the TV star expressed how he felt about his grandfather's role, which he has gracefully embraced. He also authored how significant her birth was to the entire family.

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"And then this little girl came into my life. Welcome to the world, Sky Clara Laga. In love all over again. Thank you, Courtney and Wes, for such a perfect blessing. Your baby is beautiful. Already planning the ways to spoil her and then hand her back," he wrote alongside photos of his beautiful granddaughter.

The post garnered well-wishes from both colleagues and fans. "Good Morning America," anchor Robin Roberts commented, "So precious… congratulations!!” Savannah Guthrie quickly wrote, "OH MY GOODNESS!! Welcome to the world, sweet girl! You have the best grandpa in the universe!!"

Likewise, Famous actress Kathie Lee Gifford stated, "So happy for your family welcome to the world, little miracle." One fan gushed, "Woo hoo!!! Congratulations, Grandpa Al!!! She's beautiful!!!" "POP POP IS IN THE HOUSE!!!❤️❤️❤️," a second fan exclaimed excitedly.

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The 'Unaccompanied Minors' Star Evokes Sweet Memories On Daughter's Wedding Anniversary

Al Roker Celebrates Pregnant Daughter Courtney's 2nd Wedding Anniversary
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The weather anchor is just as fascinated with his daughter Courtney as he is with his first grandchild. In June, while she was still pregnant with Clara, the proud father showed how much he loves her and her hubby, Wesley, by paying an adorable tribute to them on their second wedding anniversary.

The journalist shared a super-cute throwback of the heartthrobs on their wedding day and a shot of them at their baby's shower. He posted a snap of himself and his baby girl too.

At the shower, Wesley sported a navy-blue suit with a light pink T-Shirt underneath and black office shoes. A makeup-free Courtney donned a deep pink long-sleeve gown and black flat sandals.

Meanwhile, Roker rocked denim pants with a pink-colored shirt, a cream Fedora hat, sunglasses, and a suit jacket. The post's caption read, "2 years ago today, these two tied the knot. Today we celebrated their about to be here baby girl. So excited."

Fans of the "Quest for Camelot" voice actor quickly surged the comments with beautiful remarks. One commenter remarked, "You are in for the time of your life. No way to describe the joy of becoming a grandparent in words!"

Another added, "CONGRATULATIONS almost, Granddad!." "Awww, Congratulations…being a Grand-Parent is the absolute best!!! Enjoy her ?," a third person wrote.

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