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    Kate Middleton Celebrates 30th

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    Settling into her role as Queen-to-be, Kate Middleton is having a “low-key” and “private” 30th birthday party, according to palace officials. She began her birthday with a brief public appearance, attending a gala film premiere for Steven Spielberg's War Horse, where she wore a full-length lacy evening gown by Alice Alice Temperley. Prince William also attended, holding an umbrella for his wife. The Duchess of Cambridge has a busy year cut out for her: Just last week, she became a patron of four organizations: Action on Addiction, East Anglia Children’s Hospices, The Art Room and the National Portrait Gallery.

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