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9. Their mother.

Carole Middleton was the daughter of a builder, she grew up in Southall, West London and went to a state school. She met her husband Michael while working as a flight attendant for British Airways. While Carole was pregnant with James in 1987, she founded their family business, Party Pieces, which is now a multi-million-pound company.

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