Prince Charles says he understands how army families feel

Prince Charles recently told the world how proud he was that daughter-in-law Kate Middleton is expecting a baby.

But it isn’t only Prince William who has made Charles, 64, a proud grandfather recently.

‘The younger one is at this moment in Afghanistan,’ he said.

‘Fortunately he rings me every now and then.

‘And from time to time I’ve even persuaded him to write me a letter.’

Charles, speaking at The Sun’s Military Awards, said he prefers to receive letters to email, since letters can become ‘interesting history.’

He told the families of those in the armed forces he understands why they worry.

‘It’s almost easier for those serving away than for those left behind because you worry all the time,’ he told them.

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