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Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, has visited a school for pupils with little or no sight

thecheers.org    2008-05-15 07:20:31    

She was the first royal visitor in over six years to the 170-year-old West of England School and College in Exeter, Devon, which has 150 pupils, many of who have multiple disabilities.
She was the first royal visitor in over six years to the 170-year-old West of England School and College in Exeter, Devon, which has 150 pupils, many of who have multiple disabilities.

Dressed in a blue two piece suit, the duchess engaged with the children, getting on her hands and knees to help one with a puzzle and learned how the school's state-of-the-art traffic light and pedestrian crossing system worked.

When one pupil asked Camilla if she spoke French, she later found the time to seek him out and engage in a conversation with him in the language.

She also tried out specially-adapted kitchen equipment that the school has to teach pupils how to cook.

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