Prince William and Kate Middleton are getting married like you didn't already know that!
To quote Prince Harry: "It's not just a normal wedding." And no, it's not. It's the culmination of a nine-year relationship between a 28-year-old royal and a 29-year-old commoner, a beautiful and modern young woman and a handsome prince. It's no wonder the news media have wound themselves up into a mad frenzy! What's more universal than a love story? And this one rocks.
During these days of politicians making promises they never keep, financial woes and doom and gloom, what better than a good old (albeit expensive) fairy-tale wedding for all to enjoy?
Happy endings are hard to come by, so maybe in this case, we can fantasize that love will conquer all. Fairy tales can come true. Sometimes ...
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