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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Happy and Healthy Kate Visits her Charity "Action on Addiction"

Caption: The Duchess made no attempt to disguise her gently swelling stomach, standing with her hands clasped under her bump 

The Duchess, who is almost halfway through her pregnancy, carried out her first official engagement of the year this morning when she visited Hope House, a 22-bed residential facility for women from all over the country to get over addictions to drugs and alcohol.

Caption: The Duchess beamed at well wishers who cheered as she arrived, as thousands have criticised Mantel's lecture about her

 Action on Addiction is one of five charities of which the Duchess is patron, and she spent her time there speaking to women who are in recovery and congratulating those who are on the road back to sobriety.

Thousands of people came out in support of the Duchess of Cambridge after Hilary Mantel launched a scathing attack about her.

The double Booker Prize winner, whose latest books are set in the Tudor court, dismissed Kate as a ‘machine-made’ princess, ‘designed by committee’.

But where the author described her as 'plastic' and as a personality-free ‘shop window mannequin’ with a ‘plastic smile’, many have come out to say that the Duchess is a warm, intelligent woman.

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