Queen Elizabeth II caps off Platinum Jubilee with surprise appearance at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II Appearance at Platinum Jubilee
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In the final celebration of the United Kingdom's Platinum Jubilee, Queen Elizabeth II surprised the public Sunday, appearing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. This concluded the jubilee marking her "historic 70-year reign," as CNN described.

The National Service of Thanksgiving and an afternoon at Epsom racecourse were held during the four-day celebration, but the queen was unable to attend those two events due to "discomfort" she was experiencing.

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