By Maria G. Valdez, Jul 22, 2013 01:30 PM EDT
It's finally here. The day the whole world has been expecting for over a week. The British royal family will have another heir or heiress to the throne.
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Many have expressed their joy over the royal baby, but no one is more excited than Terry Hutt, a 79-year-old former soldier, who is a self-proclaimed "life-long royal supporter." Hutt says he never misses a royal moment and can't wait for the baby to come to the world.
Prior to the Duchess' arrival, Hutt had spent 12 days camped outside St. Mary's Hospital dressed in the British flag from head-to-toe. He said he was "thrilled and excited" that the waiting could soon be over.
He takes his royal baby watch very seriously, along with a few other fans gathered outside of the health center. "At night we're watching the hospital in two-hour stints, like the Army. The health of the baby, and Kate, is the only important element," said Hutt.
He has found a comfy spot on a bench outside the hospital and is being fed porridge by the hospital nurses.
In the last 12 days he has only gone home once, because his wife said he needed a bath, and went back to his bench right after.
Many could think he's obsessed with the royals, but his devotion came after a life changing experience when he was just a kid.
"I've always loved the Royal Family since the King and Queen visited my family when I was young," he said.
However, it was William and Harry's late mother that Hutt admires the most. "Diana was one of my favorite members of the royal family. She brought a difference to them, she modernized them and she had time for everyone," he expressed.
Speaking of his "camping experience" waiting for the royal baby, Terry Hutt said he's been lucky and doesn't get bored since people are interested in him. "People call me the Union Jack Man. Everyone is really friendly here and the bench is pretty comfortable, nurses, police, journalists, they all come and chat to me."
"I'm even being handed food and blankets," he added. "It's all very jolly, there are people everywhere. I've got myself a full time job now."
"Someone even sent me a red, blue and white tailor-made jacket from Holland."