Meghan Markle shares emotional group hug with young women in Cape Town: 'You guys are going to make me cry'

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Meghan Markle took her first solo outing on Wednesday, the third day of her 10-day royal tour of Africa with Prince Harry and son Archie Harrison, going to the office of charity mothers2mothers in Cape Town.

After entering the offices, she heard about its mission of preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission and donated two large bags of "loved but outgrown" clothes that once belonged to her 4-month-old son and some of her friends' kids.

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"It’s so important we’re able to share what’s worked for our family and know that you’re all in this together with each other," she told mother2mother employees. "So we just wanted to share some things from our home to each of yours."

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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the African not-for-profit organisation 'mothers2mothers' during day three of the royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the African not-for-profit organisation 'mothers2mothers' during day three of the royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits mothers2mothers during her royal tour of South Africa with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. mothers2mothers (m2m) is an African not-for-profit organisation with the vision of a healthy, HIV-free Africa. The organisation trains and employs women living with HIV as frontline health workers across eight African nations. (Photo by Paul Edwards - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meets with with 7 weeks old Sumeya as she visits mothers2mothers during her royal tour of South Africa with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. mothers2mothers (m2m) is an African not-for-profit organisation with the vision of a healthy, HIV-free Africa. The organisation trains and employs women living with HIV as frontline health workers across eight African nations. (Photo by Paul Edwards - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the African not-for-profit organisation 'mothers2mothers' during day three of the royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the African not-for-profit organisation 'mothers2mothers' during day three of the royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the Woodstock Exchange to meet female entrepreneurs working in technology during day three of the royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the African not-for-profit organisation 'mothers2mothers' during day three of the royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits mothers2mothers during her royal tour of South Africa with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. mothers2mothers (m2m) is an African not-for-profit organisation with the vision of a healthy, HIV-free Africa. The organisation trains and employs women living with HIV as frontline health workers across eight African nations. (Photo by Paul Edwards - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits mothers2mothers during her royal tour of South Africa with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. mothers2mothers (m2m) is an African not-for-profit organisation with the vision of a healthy, HIV-free Africa. The organisation trains and employs women living with HIV as frontline health workers across eight African nations. (Photo by Paul Edwards - Pool/Getty Images)
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex gestures as she speaks during a visit to the Woodstock Exchange in Cape Town on September 25, 2019, where she met with female entrepreneurs working in technology. (Photo by DAVID HARRISON / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID HARRISON/AFP/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the African not-for-profit organisation 'mothers2mothers' during the royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The organisation trains and employs women living with HIV as frontline health workers across eight African nations. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the African not-for-profit organisation 'mothers2mothers' during the royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The organisation trains and employs women living with HIV as frontline health workers across eight African nations. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the African not-for-profit organisation 'mothers2mothers' during the royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The organisation trains and employs women living with HIV as frontline health workers across eight African nations. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex speaks with 12 inspiring female entrepreneurs as she visits Woodstock Exchange, a women founders/social entrepreneurs event during her royal tour of South Africa with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Woodstock Exchange, the UK-SA Tech Hub focuses on skills development and access to markets by assisting entrepreneurs, particularly women, to acquire skills, resources and support. (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 25: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex poses with 12 inspiring female entrepreneurs as she visits Woodstock Exchange, a women founders/social entrepreneurs event during her royal tour of South Africa with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Woodstock Exchange, the UK-SA Tech Hub focuses on skills development and access to markets by assisting entrepreneurs, particularly women, to acquire skills, resources and support. (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
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Once she left the charity, the Duchess of Sussex was given gifts and flowers by a group of several young people who she hugged individually before suggesting they all have an impromptu group hug.

"How about we do a group hug?" she reportedly said.

The adorable moment was caught by photographers on-site, and Catherine Arvul, 23, who was one of the people involved in the hug, told Town & Country that she gushed to Meghan that she was "such an inspiration" for her.

"Thank you so much," Arvul says that Meghan replied. "You guys are going to make me cry."

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The moment came one day after the former "Suits" actress shared a "Cinderella moment" with another young woman.

 

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