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Meghan Markle has paid tribute to the “quiet heroes” of the coronavirus

Meghan Markle has paid tribute to the “quiet heroes” of the coronavirus

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Meghan Markle has paid tribute to the “quiet heroes” of the coronavirus

Meghan Markle has paid tribute to the “quiet heroes” of the coronavirus pandemic in a new public TV appearance.

It was the first time she has spoken publicity since revealing she had a miscarriage in the New York Times last month.

While not addressing her own loss in the CNN clip, she told how 2020 had been “a year that has been universally challenging for everyone”.

The 39-year-old spoke on CNN Heroes series which praises those making a difference in communities.

She praised food workers and said “we have the power to remind someone else that there is hope”.

The Duchess of Sussex praised key workers and volunteers, while sitting on a bench apparently in the grounds of the $14million California mansion she shares with Prince Harry, who was not involved in the video.

“We saw communities standing up and taking action. When kids' lunch programs came to a halt, we saw our neighbours make sure that those children received the nutrition they need.”

She added that, “we as a community showed up' to deliver food needed by vulnerable people, adding that 'we also saw the power of the human spirit' and that 'we have the power to remind someone else that there is hope'.

It was the first time the Duchess has been seen since she wrote an article for the New York Times last month, revealing she lost her child in July, and described the 'unbearable grief' it caused her and 36-year-old Harry.


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