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Harry And Meghan Surprised Their Biggest Fan On Her 99th Birthday Just A Week Before Her Passing

Date April 3, 2019 12:29

Daphne Dunne, an Australian native, was Prince Harry's biggest and most favorite fan. They met for the first time in 2015, and since then Harry made sure to always spot her in the crowd every time he visited Australia.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Sadly, Daphne passed away just a few days ago, on April 1st. She didn’t hang long enough to celebrate the birth of Harry’s baby but she cherished her friendship with royal, who gifted her last moments of happiness.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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A special surprise

Less than a week before passing, Daphne celebrated her 99th birthday, and both Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sent her the heart-warming birthday card, which superseded the sweet woman's wildest dreams.

The card said:

Dear Daphne. My wife and I send our warmest wishes to you on the occasion of your 99th birthday on Friday. We hope that you have a wonderful celebration surrounded by family and friends, and that you’ve managed to escape the hospital. Congratulations on reaching this important and impressive milestone before your centenary year next year. Happy birthday, Daphne.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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It’s been reported that Harry’s friend, who presumably lives in Australia, let the prince know about Dunne’s birthday and he, reportedly, sent her a personal message “overnight”.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Although we're sad about her passing, our hearts rejoice at the thought that she got the most amazing surprise from her favorite royal on her special day.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Daphne also got a chance to meet Meghan in 2018 when the royal duo visited Sydney. She congratulated the couple on the Duchess' pregnancy and had a lovely time chatting with them.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Dunne surely had an amazing life and she will always be remembered by her loved ones, as well as by the British Prince, whose heart she touched.

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