Royal couple from the Netherlands to visit Chicago this week

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands greet supporters as they arrive to Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The King and Queen of the Netherlands are in Ottawa Wednesday as part of their three-day visit to Canada. Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press via AP

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Kingdom of the Netherlands will visit a Chicago next week as part of their visit to the United States this week.

The royal couple is scheduled to arrive in Chicago on Tuesday. On Wednesday they are to visit Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy. Two student ambassadors will guide them through a school tour. The royals also will visit the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University’s Lurie Medical Research Center.

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Willem-Alexander and Maxima will visit the U.S. from Sunday through Wednesday to thank the nation for its role in ending World War II, to commemorate the fallen and commend the strong economic, cultural and political ties between the two countries.

The couple will also visit Washington, D.C. and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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