Prince William’s visit to a children’s cancer ward was so heartwarming

He met a 6 year-old Princess...

Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde

Prince William is one of our favourite royals. We recently found out that he made the sweetest promise to Princess Diana just before she died, he isn’t afraid to talk about the difficulties of parenting and he is superbly talented at dad dancing.

But during a visit to a children’s ward, the 34 year-old future king proved that he also has a huge heart to boot.

William visited the Royal Marsden’s Sutton hospital, where he has been the president for ten years, to meet children in the cancer unit as a radiotherapy aide.

It was there that he met Daisy Wood, a 6 year-old patient who was watching a movie about princesses the moment that William walked in.

The Duke of Cambridge put her name tag on, but she wasn’t overly impressed with his princely charm, reportedly telling journalists: ‘He’s too old for me to marry!’

Daisy’s father told the press: ‘It’s particularly nice he’s come around. It shows he’s interested in the Royal Marsden and the patients – it gives a boost to everyone.

‘And being a dad with two young children, you can see how he relates very well to the children.’

Prince William also met other children, including 4 year-old Zak who has just been diagnosed with a brain tumour.

His mother told reporters: ‘We were talking about George, and William said George was noisy and charging around the place.

‘And Charlotte recently had her birthday, so Zak said happy birthday to Charlotte. This was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Zak.’

As if we needed any more reasons to love Prince William!

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