Prince Harry provided a rare update on his children Archie Harrison and Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana during a video call with one of the young winners of the WellChild Awards, Henry. The Duke of Sussex video called the winners of the Awards to meet them after he was forced to miss the beloved event scheduled on the evening his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II died.
During his chat with Henry and his parents Ben and Siobhan, the Duke was quizzed by the lively boy about his children.
After being asked by the adorable toddler how were “Archie and Lilibet doing”, the Duke said: “They are doing great. How old are you now?”
The inspirational child said he is “almost five”, with his birthday falling on November 15, before asking the royal when his own birthday was.
Later in the conversation, Harry answered the boy’s question about his children, saying: “But yes, in answer to your question Henry, Archie is very very busy and Lili is learning to use her voice, which is great.”
The Duke, who was speaking from his home in California, then told the child to “continue being the brave boy that you are, not just for your mum and dad but for your little brother as well”.
Addressing Henry’s parents, the Duke added he had “full respect” for them for facing with a smile on their faces the challenge of a child living with a life-limiting illness.
He added: “Having been part of this charity for more than a decade, I know how hard it is, and you guys continue to smile and it’s always harder for the parents than it is for the kids.”
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