Girl With Disability Gets Royal Wedding Invite
A 6-year-old girl with Prader-Willi Syndrome has one of the hottest tickets in Britain.
Hermione Sutton is among a small group of people with disabilities to receive special invites for the April 29 wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London.
The youngster, who lives in Epsom, England, has trouble walking or standing for long periods of time due to Prader-Willi Syndrome, a genetic condition which is often associated with having an insatiable appetite.
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Sutton has always been fascinated by princesses and planned to try to get a glimpse of the nuptials as a spectator with her mother, Helen, before the pair learned they could apply for special tickets.
They received an invite by e-mail in late March.
“We’ve been buzzing ever since,” Helen Sutton told The Guardian. “Hermione is a huge fan of princesses of course so we’re getting right into the spirit of it all. We’ll be taking flowers, cameras, autograph books, and I can honestly say there will be more pictures taken that day than in the past year or more.” To read more click here.