Washington DC – flush with royals

October 20, 2011

His Imperial Majesty, Prince Ermias Selassie, grandson of Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie

The Washington Post reports on local royals

“While Washington is traditionally a destination for those who seek power, it’s also a refuge for those who no longer have it. Many of the royals who call the region home are in exile; others came because their grandparents or parents, who were deposed, thought that the United States offered better opportunities for their children, while Washington offered the prestige and access of living in a world capital.”

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