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The Duchess of Cambridge walks around Ballymena, Northern Ireland on February 28, 2019. She has recently disappeared from the public eye after having abdominal surgery. Charles McQuillan/Getty Images hide caption

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Kate, Princess of Wales, and Prince William travel in a coach following the coronation ceremony of Britain's King Charles III in London, on May 6, 2023. The Princess of Wales has been hospitalized for planned abdominal surgery and will remain at The London Clinic for up to two weeks, Kensington Palace said Wednesday. David Cliff/AP hide caption

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In a second "first" photo of Prince George, the family's dogs joined in. Tilly, a retriever, is to the Duchess of Cambridge's right. Lupo, a cocker spaniel, is beside the duke. Michael Middleton/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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Outside the London hospital where the newest prince was born, betting parlors have been advertising the odds on names. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Philip Reeves reports on the royal birth

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The Duchess of Cambridge receives a bouquet of flowers, as she leaves after a visit to Hope House in London on Tuesday. The former Kate Middleton appeared unaffected by the controversy surrounding remarks made by author Hilary Mantel. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Flowers and a note outside the apartments near King Edward VII Hospital in central London where Jacintha Saldanha and other nurses stayed. Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as she was released from King Edward VII hospital in central London earlier today. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hullo: The real Queen Elizabeth II, we swear, in 1961. PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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Egads! Aussie DJ Pretends To Be Queen, Gets Hospital To Talk About Kate

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A special cake re-enacting the scene of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge's wedding in 2011 where he drove the car with his wife the Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as he attends a reception prior to the annual October Club dinner in aid of the St Giles Trust on Wednesday night. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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