Britain's Queen Elizabeth stands behind an Australian rules ...
Oct 27th, 2011
(Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth stands behind an Australian rules football during her visit to Clontarf Aboriginal College in Perth October 27, 2011. Queen Elizabeth is in Australia for an eleven-day official visit. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ROYALS) -
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