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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex received a “special award” for deciding to limit their family to two children.

Prince harry, 36, told British Vogue in 2019 that he and Meghan, 39, foresaw only “two maximum” to reduce their impact on the environment.

Their son Archie was born on May 6 that year, followed by Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana June 4, 2021.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in London in January 2020. Photo: AP
The couple said they only wanted two children. Photo: AP

The Population Matters charity said it was presenting the award to the couple after making the “informed decision” to have a smaller family and to serve as “role models for others.”

“Having a small family reduces our impact on Earth and gives all of our children, their children and future generations a better chance to thrive on a healthy planet,” the association said in a statement.

“We congratulate the Duke and Duchess for making this informed decision and for saying that a small family is also a happy family.”

The Sussexes will receive £ 500 to donate to a charity of their choice, along with nine other honored recipients in the run-up to United Nations World Population Day on Sunday.

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These include Wendo Aszed, founder of a rural women empowerment and community health project Kenya, Emma Gannon, author of Olive, a bestselling novel about choosing not to have children, and Nairashe Maritsa, a teenage girl fighting child marriage in Zimbabwe.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California.  Image: Google Street View
Their second child, Lilibet, was born at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Image: Google Street View

Harry, who recently returned to the UK from Los Angeles at unveil a statue of his late mother, spoke about his thoughts on family size in an interview …

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