Touching moment when Kate and William receive flowers from a boy dressed as a Grenadier Guard | Royal | News

Kate, Princess of Wales, tasted of home on her three-day trip to Boston today when she received flowers from an eight-year-old boy dressed as a van Buckingham Palace Grenadier Guards. Adorable Henry Dynov-Teixeira, of Somerville, Massachusetts, presented the princess with a bouquet of red roses as he beamed from beneath his iconic bearskin cap.

Kate and prince william had just returned from a visit to Greentown Labs, North America’s largest cleantech incubator, on the second day of their visit to the Boston area, when Henry had accosted them on the street.

Henry’s mother, Irina, said of his stunning costume: “He saw the Changing of the Guard on a visit to London and wore it for Halloween,”’s reported Richard Palmer.

Both Kate and William shook hands with the young boy and could be seen exchanging a few words with him. Henry told reporters that the experience was “crazy”, adding that he “wasn’t really that nervous” when he spoke to the Prince and Princess.

When asked what he was going to tell his friends, Dynov-Teixeira said he would “yell” at his best friend and tell them I’m famous.

Shortly after the meeting, the Prince and Princess of Wales tweeted their thanks to Henry and “everyone who came to see us in Somerville this morning”.

The sweet moment has already moved fans, with many commenting on how cute Henry’s gesture was. One said, “Such a sweet little boy,” while another said, “This young man is so cute, love him.”

After settling down in Boston yesterday, the couple’s journey officially kicked off with a private meeting with Boston Mayor Michelle Wu in her office ahead of a welcome event outside City Hall – where local Boston residents huddled outside, armed with flowers, flags and umbrellas to face the heavy burdens. rain and welcome the royals to their city.

Top-notch security for the pair will be provided by the US, with agents from the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) reportedly starting planning their protection as early as September. Matthew O’Brien of DSS Boston’s field office told ABC News that their trip was “choreographed to the minute.”

Last night, the pair were met with boos and the chanting of “USA” by members of the public attending a Celtics basketball game they attended.

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The couple sat on the right side of TD Garden on Wednesday night to watch the Boston Celtics take on the Miami Heat in a rematch of the 2022 Eastern Conference Finals.

They arrived about 15 minutes before the tip and took their seats next to Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey and Boston Mayor Michelle Wu.

Today, they visited Greentown Labs, a climate technology startup incubator that said the royals’ visit would be “extremely private and by invitation only.” Crowds grew in Somerville as hundreds of Americans gathered to try to catch a glimpse of the couple after their trip to the lab — some reportedly waited as long as three hours.

“Day two here in Boston!” wrote the official Twitter account of the Prince and Princess of Wales this morning.

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“First visiting Greentown Labs – North America’s largest clean-tech incubator that nurtures and scales up climate innovators, helping to protect and restore our planet. Great meeting some of the companies supported here and seeing some familiar Earthshot faces .”

The royal couple were seen saying goodbye to the crowd waiting on the doorstep before going inside for their guided tour.

Prince William and Kate are now on their way to Chelsea to launch the non-profit Roca Inc. an organization that aims to improve the lives of young people facing poverty, racism and incarceration.

Crowds had similarly gathered in the street and the royals waved to them as they entered.

During their visit, William and Kate will sit down with staff and young people who have been helped by the organization – as well as take part in a craft project with younger children.