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Happy Birthday, Your Majesty

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Queen Elizabeth at her coronation, Westminster Abbey, June 2, 1953.

Dear Friend and Reader:

Today is the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, who is now Great Britain’s longest serving monarch. As of today, she has served 64 years and 72 days, recently surpassing her great grandmother, Queen Victoria (1837-1901), whose reign lasted 63 years and 216 days.

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