Prince Harry was overwhelmed with emotion in a speech honoring ill children and their caregivers on Tuesday.
The Duke of Sussex and his wife Meghan Markle attended the WellChild Awards in London. Prince Harry has been the patron of the event since 2007, but this is the first year he is participating as a parent. The royal couple welcomed son Archie Harrison in May.
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"Last year, when my wife and I attended, we knew we were expecting our first child – no one else. We did that then, but we have it done – and I remember that I pressed Meghan's hand so hard during the awards … "he said before pausing to gather.
"… Both of us are considering what it would be like to be a parent someday and what it would be like to do anything to protect our parents and help them child, if they are born with immediate challenges or feel uncomfortable over time, "the prince continued.
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They all care as I would never have understood if I did not have my own child, "he added.
WellChild is a charity dedicated to children suffering from serious illnesses sufferers and their families to take care of them The winners on Tuesday evening included a 16-year-old boy looking after his younger brother, a 12-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, and a 6-year-old boy diagnosed with leukemia last year 19659003] GET THE FOX NEWS APP
"These awards were created to bring to light an amazingly brave group of children and adolescents, providing life for families who are critically ill Taking care of children is extremely difficult, and without WellChild, it's even harder, "Prince Harry notes on the charity's website.
The pair has just ended its royal tour of South Africa, where Archie made his debut.
While spending time with one of the winners Before the ceremony, Harry and Meghan have reportedly confirmed that the five-month-old's hair is coming in and is red as his dad's.