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Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer has revealed he is the father of her baby
Howard K. Stern also said the birth of the unnamed infant is "a ray of hope"
following the sudden death of her 20-year-old son Daniel.
Howard said: "She is the one thing that is really keeping Anna going. And
through it all, even with all the pain, she has been a great mother, a very
Daniel Smith died in his mother's hospital room in the Bahamas on September
10, three days after she gave birth to his sister.
The exact cause of death has still yet to be determined.
Howard has also said he and the former Playboy Playmate have already
discussed getting married.
He explained: "We love each other and this has been going on for a very long
time but because of my relationship as her lawyer, we felt it was best to
keep everything hidden.
"We've done a pretty good job of that."
He added: "I've loved her for quite some time and hopefully the feeling's
mutual. At some point, we will.
"Right now we have to somehow get through what we're going through."
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Howard K. Stern tells Larry King that he's a "proud father" and Daniel Smith knew before he died that Stern was the father.