After a lifetime of preparation, Charles takes the throne

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 1965 file photo, Britain's Prince Charles is closely followed by a member of the opposing team as he plays polo for the Rangers team in the Chairman's Cup competition at Smith's Lawn, Great Windsor Park, in Windsor, England. Prince Charles has been preparing for the crown his entire life. Now, that moment has finally arrived. Charles, the oldest person to ever assume the British throne, became king on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. (AP Photo/File)

After a lifetime of preparation, Charles takes the throne