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Kate Middleton’s royal baby and the myth of the firstborn

WE CAN all rest easy now. Kate Middleton is out of the hospital, back in fashion clothes, and ready to comfortably incubate an heir to the British throne.

I’ve heard a lot of sympathy for the pregnant duchess, who will now have to contend with strangers dissecting her diet, monitoring her weight, and wondering if she’ll buy cloth diapers. But this week, I felt more sorry for Prince Harry.

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