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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be spending the next 13 days or so in the spotlight while on their royal tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and Tonga. But back in London, Kate Middleton and Prince William are working too. They just quietly hosted a secret reception for three very accomplished teenagers: Lily Rice, Junior Frood, and Siena Castellon.
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Per the Court Circular (the royal family’s official record of past royal engagements) Prince William and Kate “gave a Reception at Kensington Palace for the finalists of BBC Radio One’s Teen Hero Awards” yesterday afternoon.
Hello! reports that Kate wore a burgundy dress with white dots for the occasion. The outlet spoke with one of the honorees, 16-year-old Siena Castellon—who’s being recognized for her work supporting fellow students with autism and learning disabilities—who described the couple as “incredibly warm, supportive and encouraging.”