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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester received theirs during their second year of marriage.
Sophie, Countess of Wessex received hers in her fifth year of marriage.
BOOK EXCERPT: From “The Spy” by Paulo Coelho WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Paulo Coelho on books and the Internet The Brazilian-born author of such bestsellers as “The Alchemist” has more Facebook followers than any other writer (more than 28 million), so he has a special affinity for the Internet. In this web exclusive, Paulo Coelho explains to correspondent Rita Braver why he rid his home of thousands of books.
WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Paulo Coelho’s homage to Ernest Hemingway In this web exclusive, the bestselling author of “The Alchemist” talks to correspondent Rita Braver about how he was inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s “The Old Man and the Sea,” and what he hopes readers take away from his own books.
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