- Meghan Markle made a little girl's day when she accepted a gift and drawing from her with a huge smile
- The Duchess of Sussex was given a teddy for her son, Archie, and flowers by the shy little girl
- It was a moment that Taya Liebenberg and her mom will never forget
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, arrived in Mzansi on Monday, 23 September to kick off their 10-day tour of Southern Africa.
Briefly.co.za reported that the couple caught many by surprise as they started off with a visit to the township of Nyanga in Cape Town and were warmly greeted by music, dancers and a large crowd of locals.
Meghan also melted the hearts of many when she stepped away from her husband and their entourage to receive a gift from a shy local girl.
News24 reported that Taya Liebenberg got to hand over a teddy for Meghan's son, Archie, and some flowers.
The girl's mother, Tam, said they've been excited about the Royals visiting SA for months and that the moment was special for them.
According to News24's report, Tam said:
"We were so excited for the last few months – we couldn’t wait for them to get here. They came out, and then I just started calling to Meghan, and I tried to get my little girl to call to her as well. And then she looked up, and my little girl was holding the teddy and the flowers.
"It’s a bit of a blur what happened. She took the flowers, and I couldn’t really see the interaction between her and my little one. I just heard her go 'Thank you so much', and I think she gave her a squeeze."
It is interactions like this one that has made Meghan such a favourite with the public - they are convinced that her heart is in the right place.
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