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Royal Visit 2011 Update: The Duchess and Anne of Avonlea

CBC News' Ryan Hicks reports (via Twitter - http://yfrog.com/user/ryhicks/profile) that a young girl presented the Duchess with an early-edition Anne of Avonlea at the Charlottetown waterfront Monday morning; she later told reporters that the Duchess plans to "read it on the plane."

Somebody buy that girl a cordial!

Update (July 5): The very pleasant and helpful Mr. Hicks confirms that the astute young gift-giver's name is Lily Gillespie. Here is a photo -- also courtesy of Mr. Hicks -- of Lily being interviewed after the presentation.

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