Meghan Markle called ‘hero’ for giving water bottle to coughing woman at UN

Meghan Markle came to the rescue during an appearance at the United Nations on Monday.

The Duchess of Sussex, 40, handed a woman, who was coughing up a storm, a bottle of water in an effort to curb the huffs.

Markle and her husband Prince Harry attended the UN for Nelson Mandela Day International Day in New York, where the latter royal was giving a speech.

During the event, a woman who was seated behind the couple began to cough and Markle turned around and handed her some H2O.

The kind moment was shared across social media with many fans praising her for her goodwill.

“WOW, what a hero haha,” one person tweeted. “Her generosity knows no bounds.”

Someone else pointed out: “To offer your bottle of water to another woman who is coughing tells me more of Duchess Meghan’s character, than any hit piece book written about her.”

Fans couldn’t help but gush over the Duchess of Sussex’s kind gesture.
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Markle was on hand to support Prince Harry as he gave a speech at the UN on Monday.

“Meghan giving her bottle of water to the lady behind her. Always kind a caring,” a fan said.

Another noted: “That’s our gal never misses a beat. Always aware of her surroundings and will help if needed.”

The “Suits” actress pulled a water bottle out of her bag to give to the woman behind her who was coughing.
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One added, “It all just comes natural to them…looking after and looking out for each other, such an amazing couple.”

However, some were concerned for Markle, given the coronavirus pandemic.

“how unhygienic! Has markle ever heard of covid?” one person said.

During his keynote address, the Duke of Sussex, 37, revealed the moment he knew the “Suits” alum was his “soulmate.”

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry arrived at the UN on July 18 in honor of Nelson Mandela International Day in New York.
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“Since I first visited Africa at 13 years old, I’ve always found hope on the continent,” he said, calling the place his “lifeline” where he’s “found peace and healing time and time again.”

“It’s where I felt closest to my mother and sought solace after she died,” he continued. “And where I knew I’d found a soulmate in my wife.”

The lovebirds visited Africa twice when they were dating and once after they were married.

Markle and the Invictus Games founder traveled to Botswana after they began dating in July 2016 and later returned the following August to celebrate her 36th birthday.