It happened in a way that absolutely no one could’ve predicted, but it happened nonetheless. Royal watchers finally got a glimpse of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor (or baby Archie as the world knows him) on his first birthday, today. Royal tradition calls for the parents to release a never before seen photograph on an occasion of this sort – but when have Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ever been ones to follow tradition?
Instead, they joined forces with Save with Stories, releasing a video of Meghan reading Duck! Rabbit! to the wiggly birthday boy – who is a splitting image of his father, btw – on its official Instagram account. Running in partnership with Save the Children and No Kid Hungry, the celebrity-backed fundraising initiative has already garnered support from Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Garner, and Amy Adams, and offers stories via social media to provide fun and education to those stuck at home during the ongoing pandemic. Donations help support the health, education, and nutrition of the countless American children who rely on the meals served by their schools and are now homebound. As for the cameraman behind this adorable video? Harry, of course.
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“Duck! Rabbit!” by @akrfoundation & @tlichtenheld (published by @chroniclekidsbooks). Read by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex (with Harry, The Duke of Sussex behind the camera) to their son Archie for his 1st Birthday. Happy Birthday, Archie! . THIRTY MILLION CHILDREN rely on school for food. Responding to the needs of kids during these school closures @savethechildren and @nokidhungry have a new fund @SAVEWITHSTORIES to support food banks, and mobile meal trucks, and community feeding programs with funds to do what they do best—and also—with educational toys, books, and worksheets to make sure brains are full, as well as bellies. . If you can manage a one time gift of $10, please text SAVE to 20222. If another amount would work better for you, please visit our website—link in bio. There is no maximum and there is no minimum—together we will rise and together we can help. . Thank you and stay safe. XX #SAVEWITHSTORIES