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18. He was first attracted to Kate when he saw her on a catwalk

Kate Middleton dresses modestly now, but back in college she once wore a risqué fashion show outfit that caught Prince William’s eye. He was apparently very impressed. “[Kate] was in a very daring dress, in a sheer stocking-like dress,” William’s college classmate Ben Duncan told E! News in 2011. “[William] was sitting front row and his eyes were like stalks.” And we all know how things turned out…

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17. He once passed a night on the streets

In 2009 Prince William joined up with homelessness charity Centrepoint and passed a night sleeping alongside bins on a London street. His private secretary was there with him, but it was still an uncomfortable experience. “Prince William took away from the experience the importance of tackling all the issues that cause people to be homeless and stay homeless, from drug dependency to mental health problems,” a Palace spokesperson said.

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16. He has a scar on his forehead

Prince William has a noticeable scar on his forehead – the result of a childhood accident. He calls it a “Harry Potter scar,” he told CBBC in 2009. “I got hit by a golf club when I was playing golf with a friend of mine,” he explained. “We were on a putting green and the next thing you know there was a seven-iron and it came out of nowhere and it hit me in the head.”

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