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Queen Elizabeth II – Our Acknowledgement of an Icon
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Queen Elizabeth II – Our Acknowledgement of an Icon

In the spring of 1952, a young princess on a fabulous tour of the world with her husband demanded a much-needed break from official matters. The couple took a two-hour drive from Nairobi to the now-famous Treetops Hotel, a tranquil game-viewing lodge. There, the princess spent her days unwinding and filming exotic animals with a hand-held camera.  On the evening of February 5th, the couple retired to their treetop rooms. The shocking news of her father's death was delivered to her on the 6th of February at dawn. Things were never the same for the 25-year-old princess thereafter. According to the couple's bodyguard Jim Corbett, it was the first time a young girl climbed to the treetops as a princess and descended as a queen the following day. The world mourns the death of Queen ...