Queen Elizabeth Misses Christmas Church Service

Queen Elizabeth II is suffering from a "heavy cold" and did not attend church with her family, according to Buckingham Palace.
2:22 | 12/26/16

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We're back now with those adorable pictures of the youngest Royals, prince George and princess Charlotte attending Christmas service with their parents and there was noticeable absent. ABC's Terry Moran. Reporter: There they are, the royal family at church service. At this time, minus their leader the queen. She's got what the palace is calling a heavy cold and she decided to stay indoors. She had gone to church. She was felt duty bound coming out of the church to meet the well-wishers. Reporter: At 90 years old, Elizabeth has slowed down a bit but she's still the epitome of duty. She almost never misses a scheduled appearance. The queen and the prince Phillip had postponed their visit. Prince Phillip missed Christmas back in 2010 after having a sent the inserted. Prince William and Kate skipped Christmas at sandrighame this year, they instead went to bucklebery with her parents. I think William and Kate they wanted the middletons, they're grand parents too. The third and fourth in line to the throne, they joined their mom and dad to be with the newly engaged pippa Middleton, Kate's sister, with her fiance. The family will come all together. Such a rare thing. Amazing to think, for queen Elizabeth to miss any engagement. She's an iron lady and on the mend. Great to hear that. Thank you. Those pictures of those guys, I can't get enough of them. They're always perfectly dressed. I always expect George to be wearing an ascot. Did you see the pictures of when president Obama visited him I just want to pinch his cheeks. All right.

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