Prince Harry sang “Happy Birthday” to Olympian Missy Franklin at an event on Friday.
The British prince joined others to celebrate Franklin’s 18th birthday at a private golf course in Denver, Colorado. During the celebration, Harry helped out with the festivities by singing along with those in attendance.
Prince Harry is currently doing a tour of the United States. His stop in Denver included a meeting with the wounded soldiers who are participating in the 2013 Warrior Games. The third in line for the British throne also used the opportunity to shake hands with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.
Paralympic champion Jessica Long was also in attendance at the Warrior Games. Long reportedly brought her medals to the event for Prince Harry to see. The swimmer has a total of 12 medals from the previous three Olympic games.
“My London gold is now my favorite medal because he touched it,” she explained to the Telegraph.
The website also reported that Missy Franklin passed up an opportunity to check out the Rockies in order to meet Prince Harry. It’s probably a good thing she did since it’s not everyday that someone gets serenaded by royalty.
“I love the Royal Family. All my friends can’t believe how lucky I am to be here. I think everyone just has so much respect for Prince Harry,” Franklin explained.
Before he paid a trip to Denver to meet with a pair of Olympians and the wounded soldiers participating in the Warrior Games, Prince Harry stopped by the White House on Thursday to have tea with Michelle Obama. The party in the East Room, which was hosted by the First Lady, was put together in honor of military families.
“He’s only got a limited amount of time with us but when he heard about the tea party and all of you, he wanted to be part of it to personally thank you for your service,” Michelle Obama explained.
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