Anne Walker remembers Queen Elizabeth's coronation

11:50 AM, Jul 24, 2013   |    comments
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ASHBURN, Va. (WUSA9) -- The birth of the royal baby has captivated people around the world. One local is remembering her "royal" experience over 60 years ago.

Anne Walker, who lives at Ashby Ponds retirement community, attended the June 2, 1953 coronation of Queen Elizabeth I.  

She flew to London to join some college friends who had planned to attend the coronation ceremony.  

Anne recalls the rainy morning on June 2, 1953. She and her friends played Liars' Dice on the sidewalk until the parade was underway.  

When the procession reached them, they grabbed their cameras and starting taking photos.


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