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December 23, 2011 - 7:05 AM
FILE - In this June 11, 2011 file photo, from left, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William the Duke of Cambridge, Countess of Wessex Sophie, Prince Edward the Earl of Wessex, their daughter Louise, Princess Anne, partially seen, her husband Tim Lawrence, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Harry, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, and Prince Andrew, watch a Royal Air Force flypast on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after returning from the Trooping the Colour ceremony marking the Queen's official birthday in London. Queen Elizabeth II's extended family will gather at Sandringham Estate for a traditional holiday weekend that will mark Kate Middleton's first Christmas as a royal, Palace officials said Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Akira Suemori, File)