The Duchess at 40: Understanding the "Kate Middleton effect"
Ahead of her 40th birthday, let's recall the Duchess' special connection with the public
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is one of the most famous women in the world. She grew up as Kate Middleton, but her life changed when she met her future husband William, who is expected to become King, making her a likely future queen consort. Still affectionately known as Kate by an adoring public, she's now a wife, mother, and "Her Royal Highness."
Browse the gallery and revisit some of the highlights in the life so far of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
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