NEW YORK – The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, acknowledged in an article, written by herself in the New York Times, that she lost her second child after suffering an abortion at her home in Los Angeles last summer .
In the article, titled “The Losses We Share,” Queen Elizabeth II’s daughter-in-law describes how the loss occurred while caring for her only one-year-old son, Archie.
“It was a morning in July that began as ordinarily as any other day: I make breakfast. I feed the dogs. I take the vitamins. I find that missing sock. I pick up the rebellious pencil that rolled under the table. I make a ponytail. with my hair, before taking my son out of his crib, “Markle describes.
“After changing his diaper – he relates – I felt a strong cramp. I dropped to the ground with him (Archie) in my arms, humming a lullaby to keep us both calm, the happy melody contrasted with my feeling that something it wasn’t right. “
The duchess says in the New York newspaper that “I knew, while hugging my first-born, that I was losing the second.”
She explains that hours later “I was lying in a hospital bed, holding my husband’s hand. I felt the dampness of his palm and kissed his knuckles, wet with our tears. Staring at the cold white walls, my eyes went glassy.”
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“Sitting on a hospital bed, watching my husband’s heart break as he tried to hold the broken pieces of mine, I realized that the only way to begin to heal is to first ask, ‘Are you okay?’ Markle narrates in this personal article.
In the same writing, the Duchess talks about this dramatic year in which there have been tens of thousands of deaths due to the coronavirus and reflects on what it means to share these sad experiences with others.
And remember the upcoming Thanksgiving celebration in the United States, where they reside and which will bring together thousands of families who usually live in different cities of the country.
According to El País, Thomas Markle wants to “die a happy man” after meeting Archie, son of Meghan and Prince Harry.
“So this Thanksgiving Day – he adds -, while we plan a vacation like never before, many of us separated from our loved ones, alone, sick, scared, divided (…), let’s commit ourselves to ask others, ¿ You’re good?”.
The couple, separated from British royal life, have lived in California since last spring after having briefly resided in Canada.
The two bought a mansion in the upscale Montecito neighborhood in Santa Barbara, a coastal city about 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles.