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It’s so much sweeter than the crown jewels…
Between the Platinum Jubilee celebrations and pampering Kate every night, Prince William made sure there was still time for some undercover charity work.
Prince William went viral earlier this month as fans were shocked to see the Prince selling The Big Issue.
No one is as pleased with his viral outing as The Big Issue, which has put William on the cover of this week’s magazine. He shared the cover on his Instagram account, encouraging his followers to read more about how this very special outing came to be.
In this week’s big problemPrince William reveals that he feels “extremely lucky” for his royal title, for a very sweet reason.
William writes that he is lucky that his role allows him to meet and understand new people:
“I consider myself extremely fortunate to have a role that allows me to meet people from all walks of life and understand their full story, whatever that may be.”
Prince William spent time chatting with regular Big Issue purveyor Dave Martin. William joined Dave in selling the magazine for an exciting hour, selling 32 copies, which the prince describes as “really revealing”. The prince shared a video of him at work:
For us mere mortals, growing up as a prince or princess is what dreams are made of. But according to William, it seems that knowing and understanding stories other than his own is what makes him feel lucky. How sweet.
After his undercover fun with Dave, William discussed the more serious side of homelessness, a cause he’s been passionate about since his formative years, and the need to be kinder to those living on the streets, an ongoing issue he the prince is trying. surely there is a way to fix it.
His late mother, Princess Diana, first took William to a homeless shelter at age eleven. writing for the big problemhe explains:
“While I may seem like one of the most unlikely advocates for this cause, I have always believed in using my platform to help tell those stories and bring attention and action to those who are fighting.”
The Prince reveals that just as his mother did for him, he will ensure that his own children, George, Charlotte, and Louis, can see the inspiring work that needs to be done.