Looking for a prince
Fans gathered near the Memphis Country Club on Saturday, hoping to spot British Princes William and Harry as they attend a friend's wedding in Tennessee.
About a dozen cars were parked near the club's entrance and dozens of people were awaiting the arrival of the princes. Among them was 15-year-old Danny Harp, who travelled with family and friends from Nashville to try to see royalty in person.
"I thought I'd rather be here and not see anything than be at home and feel like I missed something," he said.
Harp became a fan of the royals after staying up during the wee hours of the morning to watch Prince William marry Kate Middleton in 2011. He hopes the princes got a good dose of what Memphis has to offer.
"The mayor called it the 'City of Kings', so they've gotten to see B.B. King and they've gotten to see Graceland," Harp said. "I think they've gotten a good impression of what Tennessee is all about and the southern hospitality."
The royal brothers on Friday went on a tour of Graceland, the one-time home of Elvis Presley, multiple media outlets reported.
The princes are in the city for Lizzy Wilson and Guy Pelly's wedding. She is the granddaughter of the late Holiday Inn founder Kemmons Wilson. Pelly is a London night club owner.
Paparazzi lined a stone wall, trying to get a glimpse of the brothers.
Memphis police spokeswoman Karen Rudolph said Saturday no problems had been reported during the visit.
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