New Role for Princess Kate

The Duchess swaps her royal duties for an editor's chair, turning the spotlight on an issue affecting millions of people.
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duchess Kate. She's shining her light on an issue affecting millions of people. We have the details from London. Reporter: Kate is used to being in the news and being the story. Well, not next month. The duchess of Cambridge will be swapping her royalty duties for an editor's chair. She will be in the hot seat focusing on a charity close to her heart and deals with children's mental health issues. Her role as doting mom to the cutest members of the royal family has kept her busy this past year but now she will be adding guest editor to her resume. Kensington palace announcing she will join the Huffington post U.K. Where she will shine light on an issue near to her heart. Mental health. No one would feel embarrassed about seeking help for a child if they broke their arm. And we should be equally ready to support a child coping with emotional difficulties. She has brought awareness appearing in several psa's over the years in a specific appeal for children struggling with mental health. William and I sincerely believe that early action can prevent problems in childhood from turning into larger ones later in life. And in her new high profile role they say Kate will commission contributions from a number of leading figures in the mental health sec ttor and young people and parents and teaches. It's going to be her providing other people to push their ideas and experiences of mental health. The mom on a mission making mental health her number one priority since giving birth to princess Charlotte in may. She does love being home with them and it's important for her to be there for them when they're young. Reporter: Well, being a new mom myself, I hear you Kate. It is pretty difficult. But with prince George in nursery she has a bit more free time allowing her to take on more high profile roles like the editing job she'll be doing next month. And this morning of course we are celebrating the legacy of

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