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How will Princess Mako’s exit affect Japan’s royal family?

October 26, 2021 | 8:12 AM GMT
Princess Mako of Japan, the 30-year-old niece of Emperor Naruhito, married her college sweetheart, Kei Komuro, on Oct. 26. Under Japanese law, female members of the royal family must give up their titles and leave the palace if they marry a commoner.