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Queen shows fighting
spirit, walks out of hospital

USA Today, by Kim Hjelmgaard

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 3/4/2013 9:26:21 PM

LONDON -- Last month, USA TODAY wrote about the unlikely scenario that would see the United Kingdom´s Queen Elizabeth take a cue from Pope Benedict XVI and resign her office due to health reasons. No way, was the consensus from experts, and even from the queen herself -- based on past statements reflecting her attitudes to public service and the moral necessity to keep on keeping on. It´s not starting the job that´s difficult, it´s seeing it through, another British female leader -- Margaret Thatcher -- is fond of remarking, a saying of her grocer father´s.

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She´s still got that old-time British spirit. Probably said ´´Pip, Pip, Cheerio´´ to the staff upon departure.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 3/4/2013 9:45:17 PM     (No. 9208532)

"D´Oh!"
- Prince Charles

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 3/4/2013 9:58:12 PM     (No. 9208559)

I´ve always thought she was a better man than Charles. She probably intends to out-live him. God Save the Queen!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dman, 3/4/2013 9:59:40 PM     (No. 9208560)

I respect the decisions of both Queen Elizabeth and Pope Benedict. These choices are highly personal, and require courage either way. God save both of them.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thelmalou, 3/4/2013 10:12:42 PM     (No. 9208576)

Yes, indeedy, God save the Queen! A remarkable woman, whom I admire immensely. A national treasure. Geez, I wish they would figure out a way for her to leapfrog over that dunce Charles to Wills.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Evocatus, 3/4/2013 11:00:57 PM     (No. 9208619)

Rule Britannia! God Save The Queen!


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Reply 6 - Posted by: realrep, 3/4/2013 11:23:51 PM     (No. 9208640)

good call #2

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/5/2013 1:12:59 AM     (No. 9208701)

Long live the queen.

Sorry Camilla.

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