Prince William reenacts Kate Middleton's photo from childhood in Jordan
Prince William visited the scene of one of Duchess Kate's childhood family photos in Jordan
More than 32 years ago, a little girl called Catherine Middleton was living in Jordan with her family, and she was photographed in Jerash, leaning on the stones of an ancient city.
That little girl would grow up to marry Prince William and became the Duchess of Cambridge. On the 25th of June, Prince William, who is visiting the Middle East as a representative of his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, showed the world how much he adores his wife.
The Prince made a point of posing in the exact same spot where the Duchess and her family had sat so many years before.
Kensington Palace posted a side-by-side of the two photos and the Prince's tribute to his wife on Twitter.
The Duke of Cambridge visits Jerash, the same site that The Duchess of Cambridge visited, aged 4, with her sister and father when the family lived in Jordan. pic.twitter.com/PMoFrr4Snt— The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@KensingtonRoyal) June 25, 2018
The Duchess of Cambridge could not accompany him on this visit since she has recently given birth to Prince Louis, but the Duke made sure she was there in spirit by recreating one of her childhood photos.
Jordan is only the first stop on the Prince's visit, and he will be visiting Israel, and the Occupied Palestinian Territories over the course of the next five days.
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Prince William has met several Syrian refugee children and their families during the tour and will be working to promote the UNICEF Jordan's Makani programme, which offers psychological support for the refugees.
Like his late mother, Princess Diana, Prince William is especially sensitive to the needs of vulnerable children and supports several organizations and charities that work worldwide to protect them.