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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

William and Kate Visit 911 Memorial in New York City

Caption: The couple paid their respects to those who lost their lives in the attacks 

Vera Bradley Designs, Inc.THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today paid their respects to victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks as they visited a memorial in New York.

The royal couple travelled to the Manhattan site of the former World Trade Centre, which was devastated by the 2001 al-Qaeda attacks.

The Prince held an umbrella over his pregnant wife as they were shown the memorial on the last day of their whirlwind three-day US tour. Kate was well wrapped up against the elements in a pink Mulberry coat and a dress by Seraphine.

The weather was typically wintery, with strong wings and heavy rain lashing the royal party as they laid a bouquets of white roses - the state flower of New York - at the memorial.

The 9/11 Memorial complex features two enormous waterfalls and reflecting pools surrounded by trees and is set within the footprints of the original Twin Towers. Click link for full post from EXPRESS.