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Duchess Meghan reads ‘Duck! Rabbit!’ to celebrate her son’s first birthday. See the video

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry celebrated their son Archie’s birthday

In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive at Nottingham Academy in Nottingham, England.
In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive at Nottingham Academy in Nottingham, England.
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Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, celebrated her son Archie’s first birthday by reading the children’s book “Duck! Rabbit!”

Markle and Prince Harry read the book as a way to help children impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, CNN reports. Specifically, the couple worked with Save the Children charity to honor Archie’s first birthday.

Save the Children is sharing the video for its “Save With Stories” campaign, which asks celebrities to read aloud in short videos, according to CNN.

Save the Children posted a video on Instagram that showed Meghan reading the book to her son. She asked for fans to donate to help young people.

Prince Harry is laughing behind the camera.

According to CNN, the couple said “Duck! Rabbit!” is one of Archie’s favorite books.

The couple said in a statement: “As they celebrate this family moment, the Duke and Duchess wanted to continue to raise awareness around the urgency of bringing food and learning resources to millions of children. The Duchess chose to read one of Archie’s favourite stories, ‘Duck! Rabbit!’”

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"Duck! Rabbit!" with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex (and Harry, The Duke of Sussex behind the camera), read to their son Archie for his 1st birthday. Happy Birthday, Archie! . Thank you #DuchessMeghan for helping us to raise urgent funds for our coronavirus appeal by reading "Duck! Rabbit" by @akrfoundation, illustrated by @tlichtenheld (published by @chroniclekidsbooks). . As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, children’s lives are being turned upside down. By donating to Save with Stories, you can support the most vulnerable families in the UK and around the world by helping to provide early learning packs, supermarket vouchers, essential household items and virus protection. . Please donate today by visiting our website. Link in bio. . Or you can text STORIES to 70008 to give a one-off donation of £5. . Together, we can help families get through this. . You can only donate via text from a UK mobile. You’ll be billed £5 plus standard rate text message. We receive 100% of your donation. By texting STORIES you agree to calls about fundraising appeals, campaigns, events and other ways to support. Include NO PHONE to opt out of calls. Queries? 02070126400. Read our Privacy Policy The Save the Children Fund is a charity registered in England and Wales (213890) and Scotland (SC039570) . #SaveWithStoriesUK #SaveWithStories #GrowingThroughThis

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Duchess Meghan recently released a new video where she offered inspiration and hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as I wrote about for the Deseret News. She released a video for the Smart Works patronage, which is a London charity for unemployed women.

Markle released a message that praised the patronage.

Markle’s message reads: “It’s been such an honour to meet and learn from so many talented women in the Smart Works network over the years, and recently to see the amazing work they’re doing to adapt their programs to the reality of this pandemic. Their ability to continue to empower women and help them harness the confidence they need to succeed during this time is inspiring.”