An interview from some six months before the wedding: a young couple negotiating responsibility, fame, and love with relaxation, frankness and humor—together.
I haven’t followed any of this Royal Wedding fervor, but like anyone I’ve heard a great deal about it, and like anyone I both enjoy royalty as a symbol of enlightened rulership and realize that it is, at the same time, all rather silly and sweet and obnoxious and irrelevant.
But if rich people are to be rich people. at least they should care so much about decorum and manners and sitting up straight and caring for the poor as do these very rich people.
And, happening across this dignified yet human, humorous yet sweet interview, I can see that these two persons, in being honest about the mystery that is love and friendship, intertwined, are still serving all of us in helping us to better understand relationships, as well as of course society, and happiness generally. It’s good to see their eye contact, the importance of family, the importance of growing individually and the frequency with which they laugh and joke, all the while being open and forthright.
And so—hip hip hooray! Congrats to the Royal Couple:
On the day their engagement is announced, Prince William and Catherine Middleton answer questions from ITN’s Tom Bradby about their future together.
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