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Camilla welcomes children to Clarence House to feed reindeer

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The event brought together children and families supported by Helen & Douglas House and Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.

The Duchess of Cornwall has joined chronically ill children to feed reindeer as part of the Clarence House Christmas celebrations.

Camilla spoke to the children and their families, who have all received support from the children’s hospice Helen & Douglas House and Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.

Charity reception at Clarence House
The Duchess of Cornwall meets reindeer Dancer and Blitzen with their handlers Karen and Jason Perrins (Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA)

The duchess also helped the children decorate the Clarence House Christmas tree.

Clare Periton, chief executive of Helen & Douglas House, said: “The biggest thing we do is the symptom control, enabling children to enjoy life as much as they can.”

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity supports a network of more than 70 specialist nurses across the country.

Charity reception at Clarence House
Lara Mehmet, nine, helped the duchess decorate the Clarence House Christmas tree (Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA)

This year marks the ninth time that families and hospice staff associated with the charity have been invited to decorate the Clarence House Christmas tree, and the third time for those from Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.

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