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Gallery: William and Kate, one year of marriage

Today, Prince William and his wife Catherine mark their one-year anniversary. Palace officials say the couple is planning a quiet celebration; a welcome break after a whirlwind year of royal tours, charity fundraisers and public appearances. In this photo gallery, a look back at William and Kate's first year of married life.

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"With this ring, I thee wed." Prince William places a ring on Kate Middleton's finger before the Archbishop of Canterbury (and tens of millions of viewers) during their wedding ceremony in Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011.

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William and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, share a smile outside of Westminster Abbey after their wedding ceremony.

Martin Meissner/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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The royal newlyweds greet U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at Buckingham Palace, in London on May 24, 2011.

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On their first royal tour of Canada, Prince William and Kate take part in Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa on July 1, 2011. In a speech, the prince told onlookers: "To be here on Canada Day - a day of unity, a day of coming together as families, and as a nation - is even more special for us." ‬

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Bonjour, Quebec. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave the HMCS Montreal as they arrive in Quebec City on July 3, 2011.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take a canoe ride with elder Francois Paulette from the Fort Smith area at Lake Blatchford Lake, N.W.T., lodge on July 5, 2011.

Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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"White hatters": Attending the Calgary Stampede parade on July 8, 2011, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wear custom-made, white Smithbilt cowboy hats. They were presented to the newlyweds as symbols of hospitality.

Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Prince William and Kate have an animated conversation with actress Jennifer Lopez at the inaugural "BAFTA Brits to Watch" event at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles on July 9, 2011.

Matt Baron/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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A royal Christmas: Britain's Prince Andrew, Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Charles, Prince Harry, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (left to right) arrive for a Christmas Day service at St Mary Magdalene Church on the Royal estate at Sandringham, Norfolk in east England December 25, 2011.

Suzanne Plunkett/REUTERS

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With her husband on tour in the Falkland Islands, the Duchess of Cambridge and Queen Elizabeth make an appearance at De Montfort University in Leicester, the first stop on the Diamond Jubilee tour.

Paul Hackett/REUTERS

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A few days before their one-year anniversary, Prince William and Kate stand next to a model of the new First World War Galleries at the Imperial War Museum in London on April 26, 2012.

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