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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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For vowing to only have two children max, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have received an environmental award from the United Kingdom-based charity Population Matters. The group dubbed the estranged ex-royals “role models” for their “enlightened decision.”

Back in 2019, Harry and Markle pledged not to have more than two kids out of global sustainability fears. Prince Harry said in a 2019 interview with British Vogue that the couple would only have two kids, “maximum” because he and his wife believe the Earth “is borrowed.” “Because surely, being as intelligent as we all are, or as evolved as we all are supposed to be,” said Harry, “we should be able to leave something better behind for the next generation.”

The pair have a two-year-old son, Archie Harrison, and a one-month-old daughter, Lilibet Diana, so this means the couple presumably plans not to add any more children to their family.

“In choosing and publicly declaring their intention to limit their family to two, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are helping to ensure a better future... see more