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Old 09-28-2017, 10:41 PM
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IMO Harry and Andrew have very different personalities. Part of why Andrew's star power waned was because of his rather entitled attitude, plus of course, Sarah's antics reflected poorly on her ex.. Harry simply has more charisma and seems to not be an arrogant sort. Andrew hob nobs with the wealthy and oligarchs, Harry with orphans in Lesotho and injured service personnel, thus my guess is that Harry will stay popular far longer than his Uncle Andrew did.
I just can't picture Andrew in the popcorn stealing scenario, for example, yet it is such a delightful captured moment allowing us a glimpse of a light hearted Harry in action.
On a slightly related note, Beatrice also spoke at the WE day event which Harry made the surprise appearance at.
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Old 09-28-2017, 10:50 PM
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You really can't compare Harry to Andrew...very different eras and situations. Harry and William hold a special place in people's hearts due to who they are, who their parents are...Andrew has not helped his cause and neither has his wife. Andrew doesn't have what Harry has in the way of charisma either...I don't think he has ever been that way with the public.


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Old 09-29-2017, 02:17 AM
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Back on topic please, The Invictus Games.

Further discussion comparing Harry to his uncle / other RF members or discussing his 'worth' to history will be removed.
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Old 09-29-2017, 06:09 AM
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Some photos of HRH Prince Harry met competitors during the Invictus Games in Toronto.

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Old 09-29-2017, 12:33 PM
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Meeting with a 102 year old WWII veteran
Prince Harry surprises WWII veteran at the Invictus Games | Daily Mail Online

a few more pictures from the events
https://68.media.tumblr.com/5556f4f3...o8ko6_1280.jpg
https://68.media.tumblr.com/89decdbe...o8ko5_1280.jpg
https://68.media.tumblr.com/d43cffb7...o8ko4_1280.jpg

pictures from today
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/ar..._campaign=1490
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Old 09-29-2017, 01:01 PM
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Thanks for these. The meeting between Harry and the 102 year old vet was heartwarming. It's almost the end, unfortunately, of a week that has been full of humour, bravery, extraordinary physical exertion and great pride. I think it's been marvellous.
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Old 09-29-2017, 01:10 PM
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I don't get to say this very often but kudos to the Daily Mail for one fantastic article. I sat and read through it twice. It was that good.

This is our Harry at his very best. How easily he could have done his part, showed up for some of the events, waved to the crowds and then do whatever pleased him in Toronto. Harry goes the extra mile. He isn't just the patron of these games but through his actions, he shows that these games, and more importantly, the people that are there participating in the games, are a big part of his life and his heart. People matter.

I loved the message he sends out to the crowd at WE day. He speaks from the heart and every word had meaning and hopefully will be words remembered not only by those that heard him speak, but all of us that read those words.

This is a man making a difference on the world stage. I get the feeling too that he's just begun to make his mark.
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Old 09-29-2017, 02:18 PM
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The connect he has with these veterans and their families is genuine and that's what makes Harry stand out amongst a bunch of rather stuffy royals ! He doesn't just show up at an event n give the customary handshake rather he goes the extra mile with the common man and this will what will be Harry's legacy - his human touch !
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Old 09-29-2017, 03:27 PM
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I don't get to say this very often but kudos to the Daily Mail for one fantastic article. I sat and read through it twice. It was that good.

This is our Harry at his very best. How easily he could have done his part, showed up for some of the events, waved to the crowds and then do whatever pleased him in Toronto. Harry goes the extra mile. He isn't just the patron of these games but through his actions, he shows that these games, and more importantly, the people that are there participating in the games, are a big part of his life and his heart. People matter.

I loved the message he sends out to the crowd at WE day. He speaks from the heart and every word had meaning and hopefully will be words remembered not only by those that heard him speak, but all of us that read those words.

This is a man making a difference on the world stage. I get the feeling too that he's just begun to make his mark.
ICAM. My sister knows literally nothing about Royals and cares even less-but she is completely charmed by Harry.
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Old 09-29-2017, 03:28 PM
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Harry has done a terrific job shiny the light on these amazing athletes and their families, I hope they continue it but even if they dont this has touched and helped so many!
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Old 09-29-2017, 04:31 PM
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So excited to see President Barack Obama and Joe Biden at the IG to support Harry!
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Old 09-29-2017, 04:32 PM
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Prince Harry and former US President Barack Obama attended a wheelchair basketball game on Friday

https://www.rexfeatures.com/livefeed...games,_toronto

Barack Obama joins Prince Harry at the Invictus Games | Daily Mail Online

Last day today and Prince Harry attend at wheelchair finals basketball

https://www.rexfeatures.com/livefeed...games,_toronto

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...Games-day.html

"A 13-year-old Toronto boy has a new photo to frame after a chance encounter with Prince Harry at an Invictus Games event Monday night.
"I said 'Hi, Mr. Prince, can I get a picture with you?,'" Boland remembered.
"I told my teacher today — she was so jealous of me, it was pretty funny.""

'Hi, Mr. Prince': 13-year-old has chance meeting with Harry - CBC.ca | Here and Now
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Old 09-29-2017, 04:36 PM
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How nice, with President Obama
https://twitter.com/RE_DailyMail/sta...56268703535106
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Old 09-29-2017, 04:40 PM
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Without wanting to turn the thread political, seeing Obama does make me realise how much I miss him! (And I'm not even American, haha.) It's really lovely to see him there supporting Harry and the games today.

The footage of Harry's little popcorn thief from the other day was adorable - just goes to show that young children aren't bothered about impressing royalty
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Old 09-29-2017, 05:06 PM
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Wow, Harry & President Obama and the Biden’s together at the Invictus Games. Love it!
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Old 09-29-2017, 06:31 PM
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Here for Obama and Biden.

Good to see them in eachother company again. We know the friendship between Obama and Biden is real, but they genuinely seem to really like Harry too, which is nice to see.
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Old 09-29-2017, 06:38 PM
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I am surprised and thrilled to see the former president and his "brother" Biden at this event, I was not expecting it!
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Old 09-29-2017, 06:49 PM
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So excited to see President Barack Obama and Joe Biden at the IG to support Harry!
And Dr. Biden. What fun to see them at such an important sporting event. Pres. Obama was in NJ yesterday to catch the President's Cup with Former Presidents Bush and Clinton. Smiles all around.
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Old 09-29-2017, 06:58 PM
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Since tomorrow is closing ceremonies wondering if we will see Meghan appear again.


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They don't film Suits on Saturday so I think she will be there and hopefully sitting next to each other.
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