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Kate Middleton responds to her ‘number one fan’ video

the Duchess of Cambridge shared a message on Sunday thanking everyone who wished her a happy birthday, but one little girl has since received a personal response from Kate. The royal responded to an adorable video of Mila Sneddon wishing the Duchess a happy birthday.

“Happy Birthday Katherine!” Mila said in the video. “I’m so happy you’re 40. Hope you get some nice presents [and] enjoy spending time with your family. Bye. Much love, Mila.

mila’s mom Lynda Sneddon shared the video on Twitter, writing, “Better late than never and home to self-isolate from hospital! We wish the Duchess of Cambridge a very happy 40th birthday from your number one fan!! Big hugs.” The Cambridges’ Twitter account responded to the video on Monday, tweeting, “Thank you Mila!”

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The Duchess and Mila met in person in May 2021 at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Mila was one of the finalists for Kate’s Hold Still photography project. The Duchess finally met the little girl last May wearing a pink dress as she announced during their fall 2020 phone call. The couple reunited in December at Kate’s house. Together at Christmas a service.

“Last month we were flown to London for the Christmas carol service where Mila was asked to read a prayer to the congregation. After this very surreal moment, we all sat next to the royals,” Mila’s mother said. The sun. “Those moments made Mila feel really special and it was a nice distraction from her treatment. Now she is recognized as the happy little girl who met Kate Middleton and not the poor little girl with cancer.

Mila attended Kate's Christmas carol service in December 2021©Getty Images
Mila attended Kate’s Christmas carol service in December 2021