Look back on the princess-to-be's formative years – before she met her perfect prince!
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Updated: Wednesday Feb 23, 2011 | 06:00 AM EST
By: Kate Hogan and Simon Perry
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Victory! Middleton – who excelled at field hockey, tennis and track, and more recently, crew – used sports as a way to make new friends. "She got on really well with everybody," a pal told PEOPLE.
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