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6-year-old cancer patient gets a royal hug from Kate, Duchess of Cambridge.
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Posted on 07/08/2011 2:53:56 PM PDT by nuconvert

Six-year-old Diamond Marshall shatters protocol and rushes into the royal arms

A dream come true

It was a dream come true for a little girl who has always wanted to meet a real princess.

When Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, touched down at Calgary Airport yesterday, 6-year-old Diamond Marshall, her little head bald from her battle with cancer, ran up and threw herself right into into her royal idol's arms.

(Excerpt) Read more at shine.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: canada; diamond; duchessofcambridge; kate; onthedole; royals
Story is told in photos at link.

*Have a tissue handy for the last photo, which is the letter that Diamond wrote to Kate.

1 posted on 07/08/2011 2:54:02 PM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

The NHS used to be damn good with great doctors and good medicine. Now, you just get a hug from a princess.

This is what you can expect from Obamacare, just a hug from Michelle and that should make you feel all better.


2 posted on 07/08/2011 2:59:09 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: nuconvert

You know I did not really know what to make of these new royals, but the more I see of William and Kate the more I am starting to like them as I loved Di to death. They seem like a real class act together, I was really touched when I saw this on my local news and I wish them all the best in the future.


3 posted on 07/08/2011 3:00:46 PM PDT by Trueblackman (Posting on FR since 1998 and 100% teleprompter free post as well.)
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To: trumandogz

You’ve got a cold heart.


4 posted on 07/08/2011 3:00:55 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: nuconvert

Diamond said she wished to meet a real princess. Kate makes a fine princess, no doubt, but all Diamond need do is look in the mirror and she will see a real princess.


5 posted on 07/08/2011 3:11:17 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Last Dakotan; trumandogz
Trumandogz is correct, regardless of the temperature of his heart.

/johnny

6 posted on 07/08/2011 3:12:40 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: trumandogz
The NHS used to be damn good with great doctors and good medicine. Now, you just get a hug from a princess.

Who was the toughest person I ever met? A Marine? Cage fighter? Chuck Norris? A fireman? Steven Segal?

None of the above. The toughest person I ever met fought neuroblastoma until the last second. She was a little girl but the biggest of people. She seemed so small in her coffin. She blessed everyone see touched. The times I was able to give her some joy were the best times.

If this child had for even a moment something that made her happy and she forget about all the pain that is a good thing.

For some reason the Lord takes the most special ones too early.

I suppose you were trying to be funny. Didn't make me laugh.....

7 posted on 07/08/2011 3:12:40 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: trumandogz
This is what you can expect from Obamacare, just a hug from Michelle and that should make you feel all better.

Nope, Michelle would take away the kid's ice cream and, instead of a hug, give her a turnip.
8 posted on 07/08/2011 3:12:49 PM PDT by Krankor (I pushed my soul in a deep dark hole and then I followed it in.)
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To: YHAOS

technically, Kate is not a princess.....she can’t have the title like Diana did as she has no “royal blood” in her...she was a “commoner”, thus she cannot, as yet, be a princess. silly, I know.


9 posted on 07/08/2011 3:13:05 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Well explain Ryan Seacrest then


10 posted on 07/08/2011 3:16:11 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! I know i was kidding)
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To: nuconvert

I really like the new Royals. I’m thrilled for this couple...and for England. Her mother-in-law would have been proud.


11 posted on 07/08/2011 3:21:13 PM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: tioga
"technically, Kate is not a princess....."

Yeah. The difference between theory and practice.

12 posted on 07/08/2011 3:21:20 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Trueblackman

I feel the same way. I look at that couple and think that they could redeem the dignity of the British royals in the eyes of many. Young, somewhat casual and scandal-free. Even the Queen seems a bit more upbeat...perhaps she is breathing a sigh of relief looking past her environutty philandering son and seeing a better generation on the horizon!


13 posted on 07/08/2011 3:30:38 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Krankor

Everybody looks so happy in the pictures. With Moochelle someone in the photo usually doesn’t look happy.


14 posted on 07/08/2011 3:31:30 PM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: Krankor
Nope, Michelle would take away the kid's ice cream and, instead of a hug, give her a turnip.

That would waste both a turnip, and the delicious opportunity for Michelle to look straight into the child's eyes, smile, and lick the ice cream.

That's how it's really done.

15 posted on 07/08/2011 3:33:52 PM PDT by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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To: tioga
technically, Kate is not a princess.....

If that little girl believes that Kate is a real Princess, then that's our story and we're stickin' to it.

16 posted on 07/08/2011 3:34:25 PM PDT by Polybius
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To: Last Dakotan
I agree .
Lets relax here.
The little girl has stage IV cancer and its a sarcoma cancer which are very difficult to treat.
It was a class act moment for all in Alberta .
17 posted on 07/08/2011 3:34:33 PM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: al baby

I can only parrot the response I heard during the wedding hoopla that she is not a princess and why. Silly, I know.


18 posted on 07/08/2011 3:34:44 PM PDT by tioga
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To: ncalburt
It kind of reminded me of when a little Japanese child attempted to give flowers to Nancy Reagan. She went past the secret service who treated the movements of the child as hostile.

Nancy Reagan knelt down and reached out her hands towards the little girl and she ran up and hugged her.

19 posted on 07/08/2011 3:37:48 PM PDT by mware
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To: trumandogz

A hug from Michelle and you might suffocate! But then I guess you’d be out of your misery!


20 posted on 07/08/2011 3:37:53 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: nuconvert

I would like to get a hug from Kate. ;^)


21 posted on 07/08/2011 3:45:34 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: Trueblackman

I agree. I like the new couple too. Di was great, very sas when she passed away.


22 posted on 07/08/2011 3:46:14 PM PDT by toddausauras
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To: JRandomFreeper

Exactly right.


23 posted on 07/08/2011 3:46:33 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: tioga

I thought they were 12th and 13 cousins from a common ancestor. That doesn’t count, I guess.


24 posted on 07/08/2011 3:47:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: tioga
Technically, there's no such thing as a princess.

"Dignities and high sounding names have different effects on different beholders. The lustre of the Star and the title of My Lord, over-awe the superstitious vulgar, and forbid them to inquire into the character of the possessor: Nay more, they are, as it were, bewitched to admire in "the great," the vices they would honestly condemn in themselves. This sacrifice of common sense is the certain badge which distinguishes slavery from freedom; for when men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
-- Thomas Paine

25 posted on 07/08/2011 3:49:20 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a Title. -- Thomas Paine)
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To: tioga
Technically, there's no such thing as a princess.

"Dignities and high sounding names have different effects on different beholders. The lustre of the Star and the title of My Lord, over-awe the superstitious vulgar, and forbid them to inquire into the character of the possessor: Nay more, they are, as it were, bewitched to admire in "the great," the vices they would honestly condemn in themselves. This sacrifice of common sense is the certain badge which distinguishes slavery from freedom; for when men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
-- Thomas Paine

26 posted on 07/08/2011 3:49:31 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a Title. -- Thomas Paine)
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To: tioga

She’s a beautiful young lady who married a handsome young prince. For fairy tales and the little girls who read them, that’s close enough.


27 posted on 07/08/2011 4:08:50 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: YHAOS

Long ago people thought royalty had a healing touch—in this case I hope the myth is true.


28 posted on 07/08/2011 4:12:14 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: nuconvert
*Have a tissue handy for the last photo, which is the letter that Diamond wrote to Kate.

This. I honestly don't care about this royal couple, but when you learn what this little girl has gone through it's time to take a break from cynicism, snark, criticism of Kate, William, monarchy, etc. and simply appreciate the special moment and offer a prayer for the little girl.
29 posted on 07/08/2011 4:24:24 PM PDT by rockvillem
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
"Long ago people thought royalty had a healing touch—in this case I hope the myth is true."

We must think everyone is cheering for that little girl.

30 posted on 07/08/2011 4:27:34 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: tioga

Kate’s more of a princess than Charles is a prince. And Kate wears heels while Charles IS a heel.


31 posted on 07/08/2011 4:47:47 PM PDT by MeganC (Are you better off than you were four years ago?)
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To: MeganC

LMAO......I agree.


32 posted on 07/08/2011 4:58:48 PM PDT by tioga
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To: rockvillem

You’ve nailed it.


33 posted on 07/08/2011 5:42:25 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: tioga

Diana had the title “princess” as the wife of Charles, the Prince of Wales. Her title was The Princess of Wales. It had nothing to do with her bliid, only with her marriage. She was.NEVER “Princess Diana”, even though the media dubbed her Princess Di.


34 posted on 07/08/2011 6:21:42 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: nuconvert

35 posted on 07/09/2011 4:39:06 AM PDT by Amagi (ObamaCare proposed a tax on Tanning Salons. That is RACISM STRAIGHT UP!)
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To: Amagi

Thanks


36 posted on 07/09/2011 5:21:17 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

Kate looks wonderful in her beautiful gown for the formal event in America this evening.

Our celebrities looked like over dressed street walkers.


37 posted on 07/09/2011 10:06:11 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty
That long, flowy white dress was nice, but this one is beautiful
38 posted on 07/10/2011 4:56:45 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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