Prince and Princess of Monaco present gifts at Monaco Red Cross and Princely Palace

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On Wednesday, the Prince and Princess of Monaco presented Christmas gifts at the Monaco Red Cross and Princely Palace alongside their niece and nephew, Camille Gottlieb and Louis Ducruet (two of Prince Albert’s younger sister, Princess Stéphanie’s children).

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One of the gift distributions took place at the headquarters of the Monegasque Red Cross where retirees on social services have received gifts for over 70 years. Princess Charlene was given flowers upon her arrival before she and Prince Albert began handing out gift bags to those deserving.

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At the Princely Palace, over 600 children, aged 5 to 12, watched a hip-hop dance show in the Throne Room before receiving their gifts. The presentation of Christmas gifts was initiated by Albert’s mother, Princess Grace. Afterwards, the Princely Family posed outside with them in front of smurf Christmas decorations. The decorations were added for Prince Albert and Princess Charlene’s twins, Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques’ fifth birthday on 10 December.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites.