Daphne Dunne waited in the pouring rain to see the prince as he arrived at Sydney Harbour by boat. And when he spotted her in her wheelchair, Harry excitedly embraced Dunne, whose late husband fought in WWII, like old friends.
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A little rain can't keep Harry away from his adoring fans.
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The prince was all smiles Down Under.
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Harry made his way into the Governor-General’s residence to officially launch the countdown to the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney.
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And Harry said the “spirit” of the games extends beyond those competitions — some Invictus competitors have offered support to those badly injured in the tragedy at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester that claimed the lives of 22 and injured dozens more.
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He followed the speech by undertaking a series of events to showcase next year’s games.
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He went for a ride in a boat in Sydney’s famous – and rainy – harbor to help promote the fact that sailing will be included in the games next year.
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Speaking alongside Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Governor General Peter Cosgrove, Harry said his “heart” went out to the victims of the recent terror attacks in Britain.
“Can I start by also sending my thoughts to those affected by Saturday’s attack in London Bridge,” he said in a speech. “Australians form an important and vibrant part of the fabric of life in London and we are reminded of that in good times and bad. Our hearts go out to the victims, their friends and families.”