The Duke of Sussex dressed as Spider-Man in a surprise video message trying to comfort bereaved military children.
He dons a superhero costume and lifts his mask to reveal his face at the end of a message recorded specifically for the youth of Scotty’s Little Soldiers, a charity for bereaved British Army children and youth. revealed the identity of
Harry, who was 12 when his mother, Princess Diana, died in 1997, told young people:
“But at the same time, we can also feel guilty about having fun without our parents. But our parents are always here to ensure that they want us to have fun, right? So don’t feel guilty.
“You’re having the best time ever, especially in this Scotty’s Little Soldiers community. Go out there and have the best time and Merry Christmas.”
The video came a day after the Prince and Princess of Wales’ trip to the United States by a race row that saw Prince William’s godmother quit her job.
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Harry’s video message was played to members of Scotty’s Little Soldier at the annual heroes-and-villains-themed Christmas party. , was said to be trying to ruin Christmas. They were then tasked with saving the big day by defeating bad guys and completing challenges to unlock gifts.
After watching Harry’s video, Jamie Small, 14, was eight when his father, Colonel Christopher Small, died in 2016. He is someone the world knows and took the time to record a special message for us. This makes a lot of sense. “
Twelve-year-old Emily Reynolds was seven years old when her father, Sergeant Anthony Reynolds, died in 2018. she said: He’s not just trying to be sympathetic, he actually knows what it’s like to grow up without your parents. I’m here. “
14-year-old Ben O’Donnell, who was nine weeks old when his father, WOII Gary O’Donnell, died in 2008, added: For him this Christmas. He’s put in a lot of effort and it shows he really cares. It’s great that he wore a Spider-Man costume. Maybe he’ll be the next Spider-Man! ”
One of the organizers said the Scotty members are associated with many fictional superheroes, including Spider-Man, Batman and Superman. They said they believed that all young people had hero parents and that their children were heroes too.
In 2019, Harry dressed up as Santa to deliver a video message to children for charity.
The charity was founded by war widow Nikki Scott after the death of her husband, Cpl Lee Scott, in Afghanistan in 2010. She saw the impact on her two young children and wanted to help others in the same situation.
Scotty’s, which aims to help children feel less alone, was selected to benefit from a donation to mark Harry and Meghan’s wedding in 2018. Scotty provides access to child bereavement assistance, guidance for parents and caregivers, and personal education and learning support.
We also give gifts, do activities, and host group events during difficult times of the year, such as birthdays, Christmas, and parents’ anniversaries.
She added: He knows what it’s like to grow up without a parent and understands that there are some particularly difficult times.Christmas is one of those times.
“We hold parties not only to remind our members that they are not alone, but also to promote opportunities for our members to meet others and build friendships. It provides an opportunity to access resources and information to help.”