Published: Wed, October 17, 2018
Entertaiment | By Simon Arnold

Harry and Meghan get wet in drought-stricken Outback town

Harry and Meghan get wet in drought-stricken Outback town

Luke's special moment with the royals comes just one day after 98-year-old war widow Daphne Dunne met Prince Harry for a third time.

After the embrace, the young man then reached out and grabbed Harry's beard at the chin, clearly fascinated by the Prince's his facial hair.

Prince Harry battled the elements to thank the hundreds of residents for "welcoming me and my wife so warmly, and wet today".

As she explained to reporters, "Luke's favorite person in the world is Santa Claus, who has a beard".

"But you need to know that part of being strong and tough is having the courage to ask for help when you need it". "I'm still pinching myself that it happened".

Speaking at the afternoon reception at Admiralty House, Harry said: "We're both delighted to be here and really impressed to see you serving beer and tea at an afternoon reception, in true Aussie-style!"

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, interact with Luke Vincent, 5, after arriving at Dubbo airport, Dubbo, Australia October 17, 2018.

They ended the day with a visit to the Dubbo College Senior Campus.

Everyone who met the royal couple was delighted with how relaxed and inviting they were.

"The rain was a gift", the prince quipped while addressing farmers in one of the country´s hardest-hit drought regions.

VideoPrince Harry has turned his hand to fly swatting on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's visit to Dubbo.

"When Harry came over to me, he came over first, he said "girls can do anything" because that's what it says on my shirt", Gibbons's grandmother told 2DayFM.

Meghan and Harry will be touring Australia, Fiji, Tonga, and New Zealand for two weeks.

It was a similar story in Sydney as they departed.

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