Plastic passion needs to go out of fashion, says Prince Harry

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After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle touched down in Sydney, Australia, to kick off their royal tour, Harry spoke publicly about Markle's pregnancy for the first time.

Prince Harry was fascinated by an Aussie lifeguard's big feet.

The young boy, who has Down syndrome, was fascinated by the Duke of Sussex's scruffy beard, and he reached in to touch it before presenting a pregnant Meghan with a some flowers and a hug.

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex is seen during the meet the people walk in Melbourne.

Harry can then be heard asking the girl, 'Do you want me to take a picture of you two together?', with the youngster nodding enthusiastically in response.

Prince Harry made a friend five-year-old Luke Vincent from Buninyong school.

In addition to grabbing Prince Harry by the facial hair, the kid also went in for a big hug with both Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, which was incredibly sweet and also a bold refusal to acknowledge the supposed importance of royalty.

Jerril Rechter, chief executive of VicHealth, who showed the duchess around the event, said: "She did pass an AFL football".

Schoolgirls Jasmine and Lily got up at 5am to get their prime position and shook hands with the duchess, drawing her over with their homemade sign.

After lunch at Mission Australia's Charcoal Lane social enterprise restaurant, the couple headed to Albert Park Primary School where hundreds of screaming and jumping schoolkids greeted them.

The Duchess of Sussex will give birth to her first child in Spring 2019. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day two of their 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific.

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