Prince William Ready for Next Phase: Marriage
When Prince William was born, Britons rejoiced at the sight of him in his mother's arms. Prince William was heralded as a king in waiting who would take the Windsor dynasty into the next generation and the next century.When Princess Diana died, and Prince William and his younger brother Prince Harry trudged behind her funeral cortege, much of that outpouring of grief was transformed into affection for the young princes, with many around the world hoping the boys could somehow transcend their loss and find happiness.
So it's no surprise that Prince William — now an earnest Royal Air Force helicopter search and rescue pilot — enjoys the public's goodwill as
Prince William prepares to marry Kate Middleton and begin the next phase of a journey that is expected to see him follow Prince William's grandmother and his father to the throne.