King Charles draws on mother’s inspiration for his first Commonwealth Day as head

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LONDON (Reuters) – King Charles drew on his mother’s inspiration on Monday as he celebrated his first Commonwealth Day as symbolic head of the grouping with a service at London’s Westminster Abbey, joined by other senior members of the British royal family. Charles succeeded his mother Queen Elizabeth as the head of the club of 56 countries that evolved from the British Empire after she died last September aged 96. “I draw great strength from her example, together with all that I have learnt from the extraordinary people I have met, throughout the Commonwealth, over so many years,” he told the…

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