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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry gave fans a rare peek at their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in celebration of his first birthday on Wednesday.
The Sussexes shared a video of Meghan reading “Duck! Rabbit” for his birthday on the Save the Children UK Instagram account. The sweet clip was captured by Harry.
As Meghan reads the book, Archie helps flip pages:
Little Archie weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces
when he was born. Meghan told the press at the time that her son had the “sweetest temperament” and was “really calm.”
“He’s just been the dream, so it’s been a special couple of days,” she said, while Harry added that he was having a great time as a new father.
“Parenting is amazing,” he said. “It’s only been two and a half days, three days, but we’re just so thrilled to have our own little bundle of joy.”
Little Archie is seventh in line to the throne but does not have a title.
A lot has changed in the year since Archie was born.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their intention
to step back as working members of the royal family in January and officially completed their transition on March 31.
relocated to Los Angeles from their temporary home in British Columbia and are currently on the hunt for a house. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their son Archie meet Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe during their royal tour of South Africa on Sept. 25, 2019, in Cape Town, South Africa.
Many around the world celebrated Archie’s birthday, and the Sussexes’ online supporters came together to donate to various charities in honor of Archie and his parents.
Through their social media campaign
#SussexGreatForest, the community known as the Sussex Squad planted over 111,500 trees in honour of Archie’s birthday. Subscribe to HuffPost’s Watching the Royals newsletter for all things Windsor (and beyond).
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