New photos of Princess Charlotte mark first birthday

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Monday, May 2, 2016
In this undated handout photo released on Sunday, May 1, 2016 by Kensington Palace, Britain's Princess Charlotte poses for a photograph, at Anmer Hall, in Norfolk, England.
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LONDON -- Kensington Palace officials have released new photos of Princess Charlotte ahead of her first birthday.

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The daughter of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge turns one-year-old on Monday. A palace statement said Sunday the photos were taken by the Duchess in April at their country home.

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It says William and Kate "are very happy to be able to share these important family moments and hope that everyone enjoys these lovely photos as much as they do."

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