Catherine at 30: A woman with the world at her feet

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Catherine at 30: A woman with the world at her feet

Kate has given some clues as to how she'll develop her role.

On a visit to the Royal Marsden Hospital, she befriended nine-year-old cancer patient Fabian Bate, afterwards writing him words of encouragement on his blog.

Her request for charitable donations for her wedding also gave some insight into her interests.

The Child Bereavement Charity and Starlight children's charity were just some of the organisations to benefit.

There has also been talk that she'll take on the patronage of some of the charities that Prince Philip has given up, due to age