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Royals get Aboriginal gifts in Australian Outback

SYDNEY (AP) - Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, received a traditional Aboriginal welcome to the Australian Outback on Tuesday.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the tiny town of Yulara, near the bright red sandstone monolith Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock.

Members of a local Aboriginal community performed a traditional song and dance for the royal couple at a cultural center. Locals presented the pair with gifts of jewelry and a wooden spear, and William and Kate presented certificates to students graduating from an indigenous training academy.

Later, the Duke and Duchess watched the sun set over Uluru.

William, Kate and baby Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.

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rosiesgal29 April 22 2014 at 2:49 PM

great tosee some good people who makes good news'

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Bobbi April 22 2014 at 6:30 PM

don't usually go for the royalty crap....but, they were a breath of fresh air....and in that royal family, it isn't easy to do...

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rrose90782 April 22 2014 at 6:20 PM

what a handsome couple lady di would be soooo proud of her handsome son !!!!!!

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MANUELITO rrose90782 April 22 2014 at 6:44 PM

Yes!!! and she would have loved Kate; both beautiful women; I can just see them going shopping together, or going out to lunch together; I think they would have been good friends. Too sad she did not get to see baby George; he is gorgeous too.

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john.dean54 April 22 2014 at 5:40 PM

To the Haters, Go Away

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iconkestrell john.dean54 April 22 2014 at 5:41 PM

What needs to go away even more are the people who use the word "haters".

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AOL9.7 April 22 2014 at 5:38 PM

Very proper young couple, they represent their families well.

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lanies500 April 22 2014 at 5:28 PM

She is such a ray of sunshine. Always smiling. I hope they always remain this happy. The baby is really cute!

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MISS KAY April 22 2014 at 2:55 PM


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cleegok April 22 2014 at 2:58 PM

they're young and they're a good looking couple. They are a lot nicer to people than the queen is. Prince william took a selfie with a random girl Nice of him to do. Not even most celebrities do that. They're fun to watch and look at their pictures.

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rosiesgal29 April 22 2014 at 2:59 PM

there is a great percentage of us who have english heritage and roots that began america its nice to read good stuff about good people no matter what country they come from .im poroud of my people whi began and settled and pioneered across this county so i could be born an natural american. being jealous of what status some oneis born to is worse than racism

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musomesa rosiesgal29 April 22 2014 at 5:37 PM

Then there are some of us who are not of English heritage who still wish the happy couple the best!

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Jan April 22 2014 at 3:04 PM

Beautiful, beautiful kate, our demure prince William and our
sweet little face George. Keep these photo's coming please.
A up lift for the spirit!

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