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The Duchess of Sussex at 40: A new life

Rachel Meghan Markle was born on 4 August in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California. The daughter of a TV lighting director, and a makeup artist, many wouldn’t have expected Meghan to start a completely new life in England and become the Duchess of Sussex. After graduating from Northwestern University in 2003, Meghan began to pursue her acting career. Working as a freelance calligrapher…
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The Duchess of Sussex at 40: Meghan's childhood

Rachel Meghan Markle was born 4 August 1981 in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California. The only child of an African American mother, Doria Ragland (b. 1956), and a white-American father, Thomas Markle (b.1944), Meghan grew up in what was considered a prosperous part of Los Angeles. Meghan’s father worked as a director of photography and lighting for Married…With Children, an American…
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Diana Statue: All eyes on her boys as new tribute to Diana is revealed

More than 20 years after her death, Diana, Princess of Wales’s two sons unveiled a statue on what would have been her 60th birthday. While many were thinking of the late Princess and eagerly looking forward to seeing the long-awaited statue, all eyes were on her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, for clues on the status of their relationship. Embed from Getty Images This is…
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Prince Harry found out that Prince Philip had died after a Californian police officer told him to "check his phone"

The Duke of Sussex became aware of the death of his grandfather in a frantic manner due to the difficulty in eight-hour time difference. According to The Sun on Sunday, royal aides encountered great problems in making Prince Harry aware of Prince Philip’s death. The Duke of Edinburgh died on the morning of April 9, with the news being announced to the public at midday. This means it…
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