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Meghan Markle reads children’s books at children’s hospital: photos


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Meghan Markle visited Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to read their favorite books to young patients. The 42-year-old dropped by last month and photos and videos emerged of the Duchess of Sussex gently reading novels to children.

The old Suits The star wore a black mask, while hospital staff and children did the same. Meghan read them stories in such an animated way, eliciting laughter and positive responses from the children. CHLA shared photos of the occasion to its Instagram Tuesday, April 2.

Meghan Markle reads books to children
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

“To cap off the end of another great #MakeMarchMatter campaign, on Thursday, March 21, CHLA patients and their families were treated to a very special storytime of literal healing with Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex,” captioned the hospital. “They laughed and sang while she read patient favorites like Rosie the Riveter, Pete the Cat And I saw a cat. Keeping literacy, development and fun in mind, the mother of two also helped the children with activities linked to each book that allowed them to explore counting, colors, problem solving And much more.

CHLA also described its “Literally Healing” program, calling it “an innovative reading program that provides CHLA families with more than 65,000 books annually and provides a unique opportunity to promote literacy, as well as support and to strengthen our patient families through additional therapeutic literary works. resources.”

Meghan Markle
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

“Thank you, Meghan, for helping #MakeMarchMatter by providing our patients with such a special experience! » CHLA concluded in his caption.

The hospital visit was reportedly kept secret, as several media outlets only discovered it a month later. News of his visit followed that of his sister-in-law. Princess Kateit’s shocking revelation of cancer diagnosis. The Princess of Wales, 42, shared a public video message on social media on March 22, explaining why she had been absent from public engagements.

Meghan Markle at CHLA
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

“In January I had a major abdominal operation in London and at the time it was thought my condition was not cancerous. The operation was successful,” Kate said in the video before adding: “However, tests carried out after the operation revealed the presence of cancer. My medical team therefore advised me to undergo preventative chemotherapy, and I am now in the early stages of this treatment.

Meghan and her husband, Prince Harrymade a public statement in response at Kate’s announcement.

“We wish health and healing to Kate and her family, and hope they can do so privately and in peace,” Meghan and Harry said, according to several media outlets.


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