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Duchess Kate to spend day as guest editor of Huffington Post UK

The Duchess of Cambridge will invite a team from the Huffington Post UK to Kensington Palace for a day as she serves as guest editor.
/ Source: TODAY

Duchess Kate will spend a day next month as the guest editor of the Huffington Post UK, where she will highlight one of her pet charity causes, improving the mental welfare of children.

The royal mother of two plans to commission contributions from various experts around the United Kingdom, as well as solicit input from parents and teachers, Kensington Palace said in a statement.

“The Duchess of Cambridge has made the mental health of young children a key focus of her work in recent years,” the statement said. “She is delighted that The Huffington Post will help put a spotlight on this important issue.”

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A team from the online news site will be invited to Kensington Palace to work with the duchess there in mid-February, the palace said.

Huffington Post editor-in-chief Stephen Hull said, “we are thrilled” about the royal’s upcoming role as guest editor.

“Dealing with mental health issues has been a major editorial focus for us and I'm very excited to be working together on such an important project,” he said in a statement released by the palace.

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Last fall, the 34-year-old duchess Duchess Kate delivered a rare public speech to school headmasters and educators to raise awareness about children's mental health issues. She and her husband, Prince William, have also tackled another issue involving young people, cyberbullying.