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Queen Elizabeth eyes 'new dawn' in Christmas message

Queen Elizabeth eyes 'new dawn' in Christmas message
Long live the queen’s annual Christmas message.

The world might be in disrepair amid the coronavirus pandemic, but not even that could stop Queen Elizabeth II from delivering her yearly Christmas Day remarks Friday.25, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II records her annual Christmas broadcast in Windsor Castle, Windsor, England.(Victoria Jones/AP) “Of course, for many, this time of year will be tinged with sadness,” Queen Elizabeth acknowledged in the message, which she wrote as she always does.“We continue to be inspired by the kindness of strangers and draw comfort that — even on the darkest nights — there is hope in the new dawn,” said the 94-year-old monarch, who’s spent the bulk of the year isolating with husband Prince Philip, 99, at Windsor Castle.

Long live the queen’s annual Christmas message.“Some mourning the loss of those dear to them, and others missing friends and family members distanced for safety, when all they’d really want for Christmas is a simple hug or a squeeze of the hand.

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