The dutiful Duchess: pregnant Kate Middleton marks two years of royal engagements

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The dutiful Duchess: pregnant Kate Middleton marks two years of royal engagements

March 2012

On 19 March, Kate gave her first solo speech at The Treehouse – a facility run by East Anglia Children's Hospices (EACH), where the Duchess had recently been named patron.

Slightly nervous but intently focused, her self-penned speech was well-received and prepared her for her maiden foreign address which came six months later at Hospis Malaysia, an affiliate of EACH