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Crowd eagerly waits outside Boston City Hall Plaza to catch glimpse of Prince and Princess of Wales

BOSTON — The weather did not discourage die hard Royal fans from catching a glimpse of the Prince and Princess of Wales.

Bostonians do seem to have a fascination with royalty.

People came down here knowing the forecast was dismal. Many found the day historical and wanted to be a part of it. “I can’t believe it and the Grandmama just died not too long ago… the British are coming,” one woman said. “My biggest concern with their visit today is I hope they don’t tax our tea again,” a man joked.

The forecast was not pretty — but that did not stop people from moving into place. By late afternoon, even as the rain started coming down, people were standing around the stage at Boston City Hall Plaza. “My goal is to at least get a wave. Just see them,” a woman said. “It’s very exciting to have them in Boston,” said a woman.

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