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November 25, 2020

New York Times: Meghan Markle Has Reportedly Suffered a Devastating Miscarriage

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The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, shockingly revealed that she suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage for her second pregnancy over the summer in an emotional essay for the New York Times. 

Meghan Markle has opened up about a devastating miscarriage she suffered during summer in an emotional and heartbreaking essay for The New York Times. In the article titled, "The Losses We Share," the Duchess of Sussex revealed that the painful loss happened while she was with her son, Archie.

Meghan explained that it was just like any ordinary morning in July where she would wake and proceed to run little errands like feeding the dogs, taking her vitamins, and picking stray toys from the floor. Shortly after changing baby Archie's diaper, the unimaginable happened when she felt a sharp pain. 

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle depart Canada House on January 07, 2020 in London, England. | Photo: Getty Images

The royal admitted that she knew something was wrong at the moment but proceeded to sing a lullaby to her 18-month-old to calm him, despite feeling turmoil inside. In her words:

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"I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second."

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The 39-year-old royal then detailed the pain immense pain her husband Prince Harry felt and the heartbreak he experienced as he stood by her side as she laid on the hospital bed hours after the unfortunate incident. 

This year's Thanksgiving is particularly memorable for the Sussexes as it is the first time celebrating in their new home in Santa Barbara.

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She noted that they held hands while they cried and wondered how they would begging their healing journey. She described the loss as "an almost unbearable grief" and spoke about how many other families suffer from the pain silently.

In the personal write-up, Meghan also spoke about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the social unrest that arose from the gruesome killing of George Floyd, calling them breaking points of the world in 2020.

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Amid the pain, the duchess revealed as she concluded her note that she is committed to take Thanksgiving by the horn and make it worthwhile, encouraging her readers to do the needful and ask people around if they are doing okay.

This year's Thanksgiving is particularly memorable for the Sussexes as it is the first time celebrating in their new home in Santa Barbara. According to reports, Archie would be able to participate in this year's celebration as he was only six months old when he marked his first Thanksgiving. 

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Meghan, who has previously revealed that she is a big fan of the holiday, often showed off her culinary skills in 2016, shortly before her relationship with Harry became public.

The lovely family-of-three will also stay back in their United States home for the Christmas holiday instead of traveling to the United Kingdom to be with other members of the royal family.

Their decision to stay back has reportedly saddened the royals, who were looking forward to catching up with baby Archie. The toddler hasn't been in the United Kingdom since last year.

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