Elton John and David Furnish welcome a new son

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Elton John and David Furnish say they have become parents for a second time and are "overwhelmed with happiness" at the birth of Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John.

He was born Friday in Los Angeles to a surrogate mother and weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. John and Furnish, who wed in a British civil partnership in 2005 are parents to 2-year-old Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, also born through a surrogate mother.

The couple told Hello! magazine Wednesday that the birth of their second son completes their family "in a most precious and perfect way."

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