Prince Harry Reveals His Greatest Wish for Archie and Lili

He wants the best for his children. Prince HarryHe was asked about his hopes for Archie, 2 years old, and Lilibet, 10 month-old, respectively.

The Invictus games, an international sporting event that benefits wounded, injured, and disabled veterans, was attended by the Duke of Sussex (37). He sat down to discuss the matter with two child reporters. Kindercorrespondentto discuss the Dutch competition. “What is your wish for Archie and Lilibet?” Sophia, 11, asked in an interview published Sunday, April 17.

The veteran didn’t hesitate. “To grow up in a better world,” Prince Harry replied. “To grow up in a fairer world, a safer world, a more equal world.”

Harry shares Lili & Archie with his wife Meghan MarkleHe married his wife, Alicia, in May 2018. After relocating to Montecito in California, the couple stepped down as senior royals. However, they have continued to participate in many philanthropic efforts.


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The Archewell Foundation cofounder continued, telling the pre-teen correspondents, “It’s not going to be easy, but I will never, ever, ever rest until I as a parent have at least tried to make the world a better place for them. Because it’s our responsibility to ensure that the world stays the way it is. And I don’t think we should be bringing children into the world unless we are going to make that commitment to make it better for them. We cannot steal your future.”

The sixth in line to throne was happy for a chat about his children while attending the Invictus games. On Saturday, April 16, the duke spoke about his son’s dreams while addressing all the veteran participants at the opening ceremony.

“When I talk to my son, Archie, about what he wants to be when he grows up, some days it’s an astronaut. Other days it’s a pilot. A helicopter pilot, obviously,” Harry told the audience at The Hague. He joking added that Archie sometimes wants to be “Kwazii from Octonauts,” Harry said. “If you’re laughing, then you’ve seen it.”

“But what I remind him is that no matter what you want to be when you grow up, it’s your character that matters most,” Harry said. “And nothing would make his mum and me prouder than to see him have the character of what we see before us: YOU.”

Harry, 40, and Meghan celebrated Easter at Invictus Games. Prince WilliamAndDuchess KateThey celebrated in England with a more traditional celebration. They went to mass at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle with their eldest children: Prince George, 8, and Princess Charlotte, 6. Queen Elizabeth IIHe was not present.

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