GREAT BRITAIN: Reunion in Paradise

"I honor Elizabeth as Queen of England and Sovereign Ruler of a noble people. I am stirred by this young girl who faces a tremendous task with a calmness of heart that shows she trusts in God. Lastly, although I have yet to meet her, I love her."

The speaker was the only woman in the British Commonwealth who had the right to talk of England's Queen on such terms of equality: Her Majesty Salote Tupou, Sovereign Ruler of the Eden-like Pacific Kingdom of Tonga, the Friendly Islands.

Bananas & Gingerbread. Last June 53-year-old Queen Salote traveled halfway round the world...

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