Expectation in the heir: The next generation waiting to ascend the throne

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Expectation in the heir: The next generation waiting to ascend the throne

Norway's Prince Haakon, 39, is an equally modern heir, and together he and wife Mette-Marit will rule with a fresh, forward-thinking mentality.

Haakon broke with tradition when he moved in with Mette-Marit and her then four-year-old son, Marius, shortly after their meeting.

Now married and with two more children in common, they continue to stay true to themselves as well as their royal responsibilities