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A group of military veterans in the midst of a difficult expedition have been surprised by a plea for support from Prince Harry.
As Hi! reported, six former soldiers march from Wales to London on a trek organized BY the Walk with the wounded charity, a substitute for their original plan to cross the desert from Oman to the Middle East until it is closed due to the pandemic.
On Thursday, the soldiers received a call from the Duke of Sussex, who is the sponsor of the Walking with the Wounded expedition.
âGuys just remember you have to hold on to this moment, you have to hold on to this feeling,â Harry, who served in the British Army for 10 years, told veterans.
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âBecause it doesn’t matter where you walk or what you do. When inevitably we all end up feeling a little depressed, a little gloomy, in the weeks, months and years to come, you will remember that. Build on that experience to pick yourself up, âhe added.
In a video posted to YouTube by the charity, veteran David Adams expressed his appreciation for Harry’s call.
âSo it was great tonight to get a phone call from Prince Harry, and the most touching point is that he really is one of us. He’s a veteran, he understands where we are, what we are. is the experience of the veteran community as well as the community of service, âhe said.
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Harry has long been associated with Walking for the Wounded, joining a group of veterans for a 17-mile stretch on a 1,000-mile march through Britain in 2015, and was also involved in the organization. expeditions to the North Pole in 2011 and to the South Pole in 2013.