Meghan Markle makes a surprise appearance during Prince Harry's speech

Meghan Markle was greeted by screams from over 12,000 schoolchildren as she made a surprise appearance at WE Day, the global initiative to encourage young people to take part in positive social change.

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On Wednesday, Prince Harry was giving a speech in honor of the event when he announced, “I’m now going to drag my wife on stage.”

London’s Wembley Arena erupted with cheers as Meghan walked up the steps and took her husband’s hand.

The expectant parents shared a cozy moment on stage, as the crowd continued to scream.

The duchess looked chic in a navy blazer, black sweater and skinny jeans, while her husband wore a gray suit.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage at We Day UK at SSE Arena on March 06, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jo Hale/Redferns)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage at We Day UK at SSE Arena on March 06, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jo Hale/Redferns)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex speak on stage during WE Day UK 2019 at The SSE Arena on March 06, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage at We Day UK at SSE Arena on March 06, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jo Hale/Redferns)
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Harry, who is President of The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust, encouraged youngsters to make an impact within their communities and hailed them as “inspiring.””>Harry, who is president of the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust, encouraged youngsters to make an impact within their communities and hailed them as “inspiring.”

“You are the most engaged generation in history,” he said. “You care about values, doing the right thing and championing the causes that will shape your future.

“You don’t judge someone based on how they look, where they’re from, or how they identify.”

"He also shared a powerful quote by Martin Luther King Jr., which he revealed to be one of Meghan’s favorites: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” He also shared a powerful quote by Martin Luther King Jr., which he revealed to be one of Meghan’s favorites: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

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