Heart of Invictus: Meghan Markle shares emotional message about family as she takes to stage in Harry’s Netflix doc | The Sun

MEGHAN Markle has shared an emotional message about family as she takes to the stage in Harry's Netflix doc.

The Duchess of Sussex, 42, opened the games in the Netherlands by paying tribute to the "service" and "dedication" from the veterans' loved ones.

The new show explores the life of injured and ill military veterans who take part in the Paralympic-style Invictus Games.

And in the fourth episode – titled Heart of Invictus – Meghan thanked the family and friends of the former soldiers taking part.

Meghan said: "Thank you so much for your service and thank you to all the family and friends who are here supporting you along the way.

"Because this is service, this is dedication and this is the Invictus family."


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The new doc hit screens at 8am today, after Harry surprised veterans at the premiere.

In an earlier episode Prince Harry spoke of the importance of family and how he didn't have the support from his own, after Princess Diana died.

The Duke of Sussex says he was left "lying in the foetal position" and "bouncing off walls" as he spoke about his mental health struggles.

He said: "I can only speak from my personal experience – My tour of Afghanistan in 2011 flying apaches.

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"Somewhere after that there was an unraveling and the trigger to me was returning from Afghanistan.

"But the stuff that was coming up was from 1997 – from the age of 12.

"Losing my mum at such a young age the trauma that I had I was never really aware of."

The royals also revealed chats he's had with son Archie about what the youngster wants to be when he grows up.

In a moving speech at the beginning of the five-part doc, Harry revealed conversations he'd had with son Archie.

Speaking to athletes at the Invictus Games, which he founded for wounded soldiers, Harry said what would make him proud of young Archie.

The Duke told the crowd: "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.

"But what I remind him is no matter what you want to be when you grow up, it’s your character that matters most.

"And nothing would make his mum and me prouder than to see him have the character of what we see before us today – you."

It comes after he surprised cinema goers at the California premiere.

The Duke joked with fans and veterans at the release of his latest project.

Harry appeared at the showing at a cinema in Chula Vista in San Diego county on Monday night, reports Hello!.

After the screening he posed for pictures with viewers and wellwishers after speaking to the crowd.

He joked: "Nice to see you all. It's nice of you to dress up for the occasion. [No] Suits and ties?"

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He then added: "I wanted to say a huge thank you for coming out tonight. You guys get to see Heart of Invictus, which has been the last two years in the making, sooner than anybody else. 

"It will be coming out on Wednesday, you guys get to watch it tonight – well, at least two episodes, to sort of whet the appetite for the rest of it."

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