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Royal Couple Opens $18m Children's Cancer Unit

by VR Sreeraman on  October 1, 2011 at 10:39 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
Prince William made a morale-boosting visit to Britain's most famous cancer hospital in South London with his new bride Kate Middleton, where they opened an 18 million pounds children's cancer unit.
 Royal Couple Opens $18m Children's Cancer Unit
Royal Couple Opens $18m Children's Cancer Unit
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The 29-year-old Duke of Cambridge and his wife met patients and their parents during a tour of the Oak Centre for Children and Young People at the Royal Marsden in South London, the Sun reported.

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Patients and the hospital staff had crowded on to the building's balconies before the arrival of the royal couple, with some of them even waving Union flags, and a huge cheer erupted as their car pulled up.

Earlier in the day, the second in the line of succession had carried out the "compassionate call-out" during a normal 24-hour shift during which he picked up a serviceman with serious head injuries in Snowdonia and ferried him from a warship to Sandhurst.

The hospital visited by the couple is the same that Princess Diana supported as a part of her wide-ranging charity work.

Source: ANI
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