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Wills and Kate whisk adorable superfan, 8, behind Boston security cordon for 1-1 meeting after he dressed up as Grenadier Guard to welcome them

During a visit to Boston, William and Kate were so taken with an eight-year-old kid dressed as a Grenadier Guard that they asked to see him.

On Thursday, Henry Dynov-Teixeira, eight, was rushed behind a security cordon to meet the Prince and Princess of Wales at Greentown Labs in a Boston suburb.

He immediately pulled a salute for Wills and Kate, who were clearly impressed by the youngster’s bravery.

Henry wore the outfit after getting enamored with all things royal after visiting Buckingham Palace earlier this year and seeing the changing of the guard.

The ecstatic child presented a bunch of roses to William and Kate, who bent to shake his hand and speak with the little royal superfan.

‘First and foremost, it was insane seeing the prince and princess,’ Henry, who attends the prestigious British School of Boston, told

‘It was insane. When I reflect back on it, I wasn’t all that nervous when I did it.

“Oh my gosh, thank you so much,” they exclaimed. They, like everyone else, claimed they adored the outfit.

‘It was wild since it was my first time meeting the royal family,’ she says.

‘That was unreal, that was absolutely fantastic,’ said his mother, Melissa Teixeira. It was an unforgettable experience to be in Somerville on such a gorgeous day.

‘I believe they were taken aback by Henry as a British guard.’ Of course, the Princess is fantastic with youngsters.

‘She simply complimented him and he complimented her, so it was a really wonderful experience.’

‘Henry did mention his trip to London, and he inquired where George was, and she said he was at school.’ She inquired if he should come to school, and he responded sure – and laughed.’

Prior to his dramatic brush with the royals, Henry quipped that he adores the British family because he ‘wants to live in Buckingham Palace,’ which he described as’really wonderful.’

‘He goes to a British school, so naturally we wanted to check out the UK, and when we came, we were particularly enthusiastic about the changing of the guard,’ said his mother, Melissa Teixeira, 42.

‘We think the royal family is a fantastic group of individuals.’ We’re following them as much as we can, and they’ve never gone to Sommerville before.’

When William and Kate arrived at Greentown Labs, they were greeted with loud yells and acclaim. The pair arrived outside in a hybrid Range Rover, which had been deliberately chosen to fit the trip’s climate message.

They clasped hands with authorities outside the building before turning to smile and wave to the cheering spectators.

Expat British Rebecca Wyman, 33, of London, and her Australian friend Prue Clifford, 37, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, raised Union Jack flags as the royals approached.

‘They’ve come to our house,’ Rebecca explained. We live five minutes away, and they have nearly come to our door. I think it’s extremely exciting, and there’s certainly a need for it here.’

‘I believe the Earthshot prize is fantastic – there has to be a more focus on environmental problems,’ Prue said.

Hundreds of royal fans gathered on Thursday afternoon outside Boston for a peek of the Prince and Princess of Wales at a climate innovation firm.

Crowds began to gather at security gates outside Greentown Labs, approximately 15 minutes outside of Boston, several hours before the royal couple’s planned arrival at 10.30 a.m.

William and Kate were scheduled to meet with members of start-up companies that have received Greentown Labs investment, with those companies working toward goals that align with the five Earthshot targets: fixing the climate, protecting and restoring nature, creating a waste-free world, revitalizing the oceans, and cleaning the air.

Greentown is considered as North America’s largest climate technology start-up incubator, having helped over 500 firms since its inception, which have combined produced over 9,000 jobs and received more than $4 billion in capital.

William and Kate met with Greentown Labs’ CEO and the President of the Northeast Clean Energy Council to hear about the company’s background and how it is contributing to worldwide efforts to address the climate catastrophe.

At 1776, at the request of George Washington, the first American national flag, known as the Continental Colours, was hoisted in Sommerville.

They arrived in Boston as a royal racism controversy emerged in London. Wills’ godmother, Lady Susan Hussey, was forced to leave from her position as Queen Camilla’s lady-in-waiting after repeatedly questioning black charity founder Ngozi Fulani where she was from and if she was born in Africa.

Fulani is a British national. The publication of the teaser for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s upcoming Netflix documentary overshadowed the royal couple’s first visit to the United States since 2014.

That show, which is set to debut on December 8, has Wills’ brother Harry and sister-in-law Meghan referring to the hardships they had during Meghan’s brief period as a working royal.

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