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Teddy is Mercury's Baby of the Year 2008

PUBLISHED: 17:46 21 August 2008 | UPDATED: 10:37 12 July 2010

Teddy West from Diss is the first Mercury Baby of the Year.

Teddy West from Diss is the first Mercury Baby of the Year.

Our readers have chosen nine-month-old Teddy West from Diss as the first Mercury Baby of the Year.

Teddy and his mum Lindsay Wall were presented with their winner's prize of a 20"x16" framed photographic portrait by Peter Morley, general manager of the Diss branch of Morrisons.

Our readers have chosen nine-month-old Teddy West from Diss as the first Mercury Baby of the Year.

Teddy and his mum Lindsay Wall were presented with their winner's prize of a 20”x16” framed photographic portrait by Peter Morley, general manager of the Diss branch of Morrisons.

Runner-up in the under nine months old category was six-month-old Lucas Jolly from Harleston.

The 10-18 month category winner was one-year-old Elle Morrison from Diss, with Marcy Lawrence (13 months) from Roydon runner-up.

In the class for toddlers up to three years, Jacinta Badal (two years five months) from Diss was the winner with two-year-old Kieran Morrison, also from Diss, second.

Category winners Elle and Jacinta received 15”x12” portraits and the runners-up received 10”x8” pictures.

Well over 100 families accepted the Mercury's invitation to take their babies to Morrisons to be professionally photographed for the competition and all were pictured in an eight-page in-paper supplement earlier this summer.

Readers were then invited to phone in their nominations.

The competition was such a great success, with the phones red hot with votes, that a repeat event has already been pencilled in for next year.

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