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Royal Members Celebrate Queen's 91st Birthday Amid Horrifying Tragedies

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Jun. 17 2017, Updated 10:01 p.m. ET

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Prince George showed no signs of having a tantrum in public this time! The little tot was on his best behavior as he spent the day celebrating his great-grandmother's 91st birthday in front of the city.

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The royal crew was in attendance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for Queen Elizabeth's big birthday parade, where 1,600 soldiers, 400 musicians and 244 horses marched below.

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At one point, jets were seen flying above the family, where Prince William and Kate Middleton's children, George and Princess Charlotte, were seen looking up with wide eyes.

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Even though Prince Harry was spotted standing behind the Duchess, there was no sign of girlfriend Meghan Markle, who is rumored to become his fiancée any day now.

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"Today is traditionally a day of celebration," the Queen penned to the community ahead of the parade. "This year, however, it is difficult to escape a very sombre national mood. In recent months, the country has witnessed a succession of terrible tragedies."

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"As a nation, we continue to reflect and pray for all those who have been directly affected by these events. During recent visits in Manchester and London, I have been profoundly struck by the immediate inclination of people throughout the country to offer comfort and support to those in desperate need," her letter read.

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As Radar reported, the country has suffered multiple terrorist attacks this year — and more recently faced more heartbreak after a raging fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in the middle of the night killing dozens.

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