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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip – Then and Now

This year Queen Elizabeth celebrated her Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years on the throne. She was crowned on 2 June 1953, and apart from Queen Victoria, is the only British monarch to have celebrated a Diamond Jubilee. Celebrations in honor of the Queen will be held all over the world, particularly in countries that are part of the Commonwealth, such as Canada and Australia (sadly I don’t think any of the royals will be swinging by my part of the Midwestern USA). But putting the historical facts and royal titles aside, I think these photos are quite special. Two photos of two very real people. They were a lovely couple–and still are–and seem to truly love each other.  It’s not so much the Diamond Jubilee, I would say, but Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s marriage, which has stayed so strong over the years, that’s the real thing worth celebrating.

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