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Once Upon a Time, Meghan Markle Wrote About Her Favorite Princess...and Kate Middleton
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It’s pretty common for little girls to dream of one day being a princess (exhibit A: the closet full of old Jasmine and Mulan Halloween costumes in our house). But even a real-life royal once had dreams of being able to wear a crown.

On her now-shutdown blog The Tig, Meghan Markle wrote about the princess she most aspired to be. As an introduction to her interview from 2014 with Princess Alia Al-Senussi, the exiled Libyan royal and humanitarian (the duchess said she “had a bit of a ‘pinch-myself-I’m-emailing-with-a-princess’ moment”…yep, life is weird like that), Markle wrote “Little girls dream of being princesses. I, for one, was all about She-Ra, Princess of Power. For those of you unfamiliar with the ’80s cartoon reference, She-Ra is the twin sister of He-Man, and a sword-wielding royal rebel known for her strength. We’re definitely not talking about Cinderella here.”

Like Markle recalls, She-Ra was more superwoman than princess. Her superpowers include being strength, speed, mental communication with animals and healing. Sounds like the perfect choice for a duchess and diplomat-in-training.

She also references Kate Middleton in the same post: “Grown women seem to retain this childhood fantasy. Just look at the pomp and circumstance surrounding the royal wedding and endless conversation about Princess Kate.” 

Little did she know, she’d be at the center of all that pomp and circumstance one day, to

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