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Sarah Ferguson

New royal baby: Destined to be a 'spare to the heir'?

When Prince William and his wife, Kate, announced the arrival of their first child in 2013, Britain jubilantly celebrated the birth of a future king. Two years later it's a different story. A second child was born Saturday to the royal couple — a princess who will surely delight the public but face life known half-jokingly as "the spare to the heir." Her name was not immediately announced. Royal succession rules dictate that the throne always passes to the eldest child, and royals born second in the line of succession rarely have to worry about one day becoming king or queen. It's a position that brings far less responsibility, but also fewer privileges than...