Prince William: 'Fatherhood made me more emotional'

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LONDON (AP) -- Prince William says that being a father has made him "more emotional" and more prone to welling up.

The royal is the father of two children, 2-year-old Prince George and Princess Charlotte, born in May. He said that becoming a parent has made him more aware of "how precious life is."

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Prince George onboard after a ceremony to mark the departure of the royal visit at Victoria Harbour seaplane terminal in Victoria during the Royal Tour of Canada.
Prince George arrives with family to attend a ceremony to mark their departure at Victoria Harbour seaplane terminal in Victoria during the Royal Tour of Canada.
The Duke of Cambridge with his son Prince George at a children's party for Military families at Government House in Victoria during the Royal Tour of Canada.
Prince George plays with bubbles at a children's party for Military families at Government House in Victoria during the Royal Tour of Canada.
Prince George plays with bubbles at a children's party for Military families at Government House in Victoria during the Royal Tour of Canada.
Prince George plays with bubbles at a children's party for Military families at Government House in Victoria during the Royal Tour of Canada.
Prince George stands between his parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as the Royal Party, including his sister Princess Charlotte, arrive at Victoria International Airport, in Victoria, Canada, on the first day of their official tour of Canada.

Prince William carries George as they leave Charlotte's christening.

July 2015

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Prince George makes a face at the camera as he celebrates his little sister's big day.

July 2015

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Prince William hold George's hand as they walk to the church.

July 2015

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Curious George peers over his shoulder at the crowds nearby.

July 2015

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Kate and George play while watching Prince William in a polo match.

June 2015

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Prince George chats with his dad William after the match, with his grandfather Charles looking on.

June 2015

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Prince George makes his balcony debut! He sits in his dad's arms during the Trooping the Colour to celebrate the Queen's birthday.

June 2015

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George watches his mom and dad arrive during the Trooping parade, having a lot of fun with his nanny Maria.

June 2015

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The little Prince has mastered the royal wave!

June 2015

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George has fun watching the parade.

June 2015

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George gives a final wave to his adoring public.

June 2015

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Prince George holds his newborn baby sister, her first official photos, photographed by Duchess Kate herself.

May 2015

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George gives Charlotte a kiss -- too cute!

May 2015

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On the day Princess Charlotte was born, Prince William ran to pick up his son to visit his little sister.

May 2015

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George gets a kiss from dad as they entered the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's hospital. 

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William tries to walk with George -- who just wanted to be carried! -- as they visit Charlotte and Kate. 

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Christmas photographs of Prince George sitting on the Kensington Palace steps, released by his proud parents William and Kate. 

November 2014

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Christmas photographs of Prince George sitting on the Kensington Palace steps, released by his proud parents William and Kate. 

November 2014

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Christmas photographs of Prince George sitting on the Kensington Palace steps, released by his proud parents William and Kate. 

November 2014

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Happy birthday George! This photo of the royal baby confidently walking around on two feet was released for his first birthday.

July 2014

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The royal cutie pie plays with butterflies when he and his parents visited the Natural History Museum's butterfly exhibition. 

July 2014

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So adorable, but anyone else terrified for this butterfly right now? #babieswillbebabies

July 2014

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Prince George was up on his feet watching William play polo on Father's Day. 

June 2014

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Kate holds wiggly George at the polo match.

June 2014

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"Okay bye mom!" 

June 2014

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"Um Mom, who is this lady?" 

April 2014

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The always fashionable George was decked out in red for the last day of the royal tour. 

April 2014

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"Wait! I think I dropped my toy - no seriously, I can see it from here!" 

April 2014

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This cutie touches down in Australia's capital. 

April 2014

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William, Kate and George visited the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and George got to meet a bilby! He was really excited about it. 

April 2014

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Just a dad and his boy!

April 2014

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Testing out his Princely roar.

April 2014

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Just look at those chubby little cheeks!

April 2014

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We couldn't help but laugh out loud at George's mean mug right here.

April 2014

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Playing with his toy bilby.

April 2014

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"Okay mom. It's really bright out here... AND I'm wearing ruffles. Can we talk about this?"

April 2014

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"What's up, Australia?"

April 2014

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Ah, the Princely handshake.

April 2014

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We're obsessed with William and George's matching fly-away hair as they left New Zealand.

April 2014

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Looks like it's nap o'clock!

April 2014

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"Here, mom, let me help you."

April 2014

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Too cute for words.

April 2014

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This photo is Kate's favorite from their royal tour, where baby George had just woken up from his nap and was so happy to hug his mom.

April 2014

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Little George during his New Zealand playdate!

April 2014

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Baby George arrives in New Zealand.

April 2014

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This photo might just be our favorite -- Georgie looks like he's trying to dive out of Kate's arms! Good thing she has a solid grip.

April 2014

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Such a cutie!

April 2014

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The palace released this official photo just a week before the family takes off for Australia and New Zealand. Oh how he's grown! Cutie George gazes at his pup, Lupo (in a dashing sweater with his name on it).

March 2014

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Kate and William proudly presented George on his christening day.

October 2013

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Quite the outfit, Georgie!

October 2013

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William and George.

October 2013

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William and George.

October 2013

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Kate, in Alexander McQueen, and George in the royal christening dress.

October 2013

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Kate and George.

October 2013

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George's first official portrait! Lupo got to be in this one, too. 

August 2013

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Kate debuts her son, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge.

July 2013

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Kate, William and George.

July 2013

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George made his public debut just a day after being born!

July 2013

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Kate, William and George.

July 2013

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Kate wore a simple, pretty, polka-dotted dress by Jenny Packham.

July 2013

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William carries George to the car.

July 2013

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Cutie heads home!

July 2013

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In a television interview, the 33-year-old said he never used to be too worried about things "but now the smallest little things, you well up a little more." He added he feels more affected by world events and now thinks about "the idea of not being around to see your children grow up."

The ITV program, to be aired Monday in Britain, is about Prince Charles' charity. It also features interviews with Charles and his wife Camilla.

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When they became husband and wife!

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When they presented Prince George to the world.

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When William's team won the Foundation Polo Challenge, Kate gave him a kiss on the cheek.

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This impromptu hug when William beat Kate in a boat race.

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At the premiere of 'African Cats,' when William held the umbrella for Kate.

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When Wills helped Kate with her sweatshirt.

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The day after their wedding, when they held hands as they jetted off to their honeymoon.

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When William helped Kate into her seat during the Olympics. Hey, wedges are treacherous!

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When they celebrated a big win for the UK!

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When Prince William read Kate's nametag as she rested her hand on his knee.

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When doting Prince William led his wife from the hospital, just after they announced she was pregnant.

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When they had this adorable moment with George.

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When William presented Kate with a flower in Australia.

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When William felt the need to help Kate with her handprint-making.

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How William always looks back and waits for Kate to catch up.

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When they had fun (and were clearly overheated!) during the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

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When they couldn't stop laughing during an engagement at Prince Edward island, Canada.

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When Kate and William led the family to church on Christmas morning in 2013, holding hands.

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When Kate beat William in a boat race. (They race a lot of boats!)

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When they showed us that they have the most PERFECT FAMILY EVER.

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When Prince William made a speech and Kate looked at him adorably.

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