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AUSTRALIA: SUCCUMBING TO ROYALTY

January 23 2006
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AUSTRALIA: SUCCUMBING TO ROYALTY

January 23 2006

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AUSTRALIA: SUCCUMBING TO ROYALTY

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For a people with republican leanings, Australians are loving royalty these days. They’re celebrating the birth of a son to Tasmanianborn Princess Mary, wife of Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik, sending rough-hewn gifts such as a pair of live Tasmanian devils, a Melbourne streetcar, and a journal made from kangaroo dung. The baby will be christened this week, probably as Christian, a more formal title than Princess Mary’s moniker for him, “Kingaroo.”