Duchess Kate fails to impress with her pool game during visit to MIST

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, plays pool during her visit to MIST, a child and adolescent mental health project in Pontypool. (Paul Edwards / pool / REUTERS)

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, plays pool during her visit to MIST, a child and adolescent mental health project in Pontypool. (Paul Edwards / pool / REUTERS)

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives at the Palm Suite, to visit MIST, a child and adolescent mental health project in Pontypool. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives at the Palm Suite, to visit MIST, a child and adolescent mental health project in Pontypool. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

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The Duchess became patron of Action for Children, which cares for disadvantaged children from across the UK, in December - following on from the Queen who stepped down from a number of her patronages. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

The Duchess became patron of Action for Children, which cares for disadvantaged children from across the UK, in December - following on from the Queen who stepped down from a number of her patronages. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

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Visiting a mental health center for children in South Wales on Wednesday, the former Kate Middleton spent time talking to children and teens with mental health issues before picking up a pool cue. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

Visiting a mental health center for children in South Wales on Wednesday, the former Kate Middleton spent time talking to children and teens with mental health issues before picking up a pool cue. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

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Craig Davies, a 15-year-old teenager at the center, described her pool playing as “dreadful.” (Paul Edwards/Pool / reuters)

Craig Davies, a 15-year-old teenager at the center, described her pool playing as “dreadful.” (Paul Edwards/Pool / reuters)

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The organisation helps all types of families, supporting children and carers through fostering and adoption and intervening early to stop neglect and abuse. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

The organisation helps all types of families, supporting children and carers through fostering and adoption and intervening early to stop neglect and abuse. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

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The duchess became royal patron of children’s charity Action for Children in December when Queen Elizabeth II passed on some of her responsibilities due to her advancing age. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

The duchess became royal patron of children’s charity Action for Children in December when Queen Elizabeth II passed on some of her responsibilities due to her advancing age. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

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Kate, who wore a burgundy suit paired with knee-high boots, impressed in the style stakes - but her pool skills left much to be desired.The organisation helps all types of families, supporting children and carers through fostering and adoption and intervening early to stop neglect and abuse. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

Kate, who wore a burgundy suit paired with knee-high boots, impressed in the style stakes - but her pool skills left much to be desired.The organisation helps all types of families, supporting children and carers through fostering and adoption and intervening early to stop neglect and abuse. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, interacts with children at the Palm Suite, in Pontypool. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, interacts with children at the Palm Suite, in Pontypool. (Rebecca Naden / REUTERS)

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