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Mary's amazing letter from the Queen

By citizenmike  |  Posted: January 26, 2013

Mary Jones with her letter from The Queen

Mary Jones with her letter from The Queen

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When Mary Jones wrote to the Queen to congratulate her on the news that William and Kate would be having a baby she didn't expect a response.

But the 72-year-old from Orchard Park, in Twigworth, was bowled over when a letter with the 'ER' stamp dropped through her letterbox.

Mrs Jones, who writes poems for The Citizen's weekend poetry section, said: "I couldn't believe my eyes. I was so excited that I ripped open the envelope. I wish I hadn't now but I just couldn't believe I'd got a response.

"William and Kate are a lovely couple and they've captured our imagination so I thought I would write in and wish them all a good Christmas after their good news.

"But I know they receive a lot of letters so I wasn't expecting a response."

Find out what the letter said in Monday's Citizen.

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