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Beloved British Royal Battling Cancer

Catherine Elizabeth Middleton (born Jan. 9, 1982) is a member of the British royal family. She is the wife of Prince William, Prince of Wales, the first in line to the British throne. His father is King Charles III who succeeded his mother Queen Elizabeth II on the British throne after her death on September 8 2022. He became the king of not just the United Kingdom, but also Australia, Canada, New Zealand and 11 other countries.

Early Life and Education

Catherine was born in Reading, Berkshire, England, to Carole Elizabeth (née Goldsmith) and Michael Francis Middleton. She has a younger sister, Philippa Charlotte (Pippa), and a younger brother, James William. Catherine was educated at St. Andrew’s School in Pangbourne, Berkshire, and Marlborough College in Wiltshire. She then studied art history at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where she met Prince William.

Marriage and Family

Catherine and Prince William married on April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey in London. They have three children: Prince George (born 2013), Princess Charlotte (born 2015), and Prince Louis (born 2018).

Public Life

Catherine is a patron of numerous charities and organizations, including the Royal Foundation of the Prince and Princess of Wales, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Anna Freud Centre. She is also a keen sportswoman and has represented Great Britain in rowing.

Catherine has become a popular figure in the British royal family. She is seen as a role model for young women and is known for her down-to-earth personality. She has also helped to modernize the monarchy and make it more relatable to the public. The Princess of Wales published a statement at 6pm on March 22, revealing her cancer diagnosis.

“In January, I underwent major abdominal surgery in London and at the time, it was thought that my condition was non-cancerous. The surgery was successful. However, tests after the operation found cancer had been present,” part of the statement from Catherine said. “My medical team therefore advised that I should undergo a course of preventive chemotherapy and I am now in the early stages of that treatment.”