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Prince Harry Leaves Meghan Markle & Baby Archie Behind For Work Trip To The Netherlands

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May. 10 2019, Updated 1:56 p.m. ET

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While being a member of the royal family certainly has it's perks, paternity leave isn't one of them! Just a few days after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their first born child, Archie into the world on May 6, Prince Harry is already back at work in The Netherlands. Scroll through for all the details.

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Less than 24 hours after Meghan Markle and Harry, 34, officially introduced Archie to the world on Wednesday, May 8, the prince arrived in The Netherlands early Thursday, May 9 to get the next round of his Invictus Games event underway.

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The Invictus Games are a Paralympic-style event for veterans and serving armed forces members who have been injured or wounded. Since launching the event and foundation in 2014, Harry has spearheaded the competition every year in various locations around the world.

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Taking a break this year, the next Invictus Games will take place in The Netherlands in May 2020. The Duke spent his day on May 9, meeting some of the potential competitors and their families.

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The 34-year-old was also seen playing a game of archery, riding bikes and checking out the event's sponsor, Jaguar Land Rover.

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The new dad was even gifted a tiny, Invictus Games onesie outfit to bring home to baby Archie!

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“I had seen first-hand the transformative power of sport in helping people physically and psychologically recover and knew that the Invictus Games would change lives, capture hearts and inspire a generation, the Invictus generation,” Harry said while giving a speech during his visit.

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“Now here we are, launching the countdown to the fifth Invictus Games and I am absolutely thrilled that many more wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women will have the opportunity to continue their journey to recovery," he added.

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What do you think of Harry going on a work trip so soon after Archie's birth? Let us know in the comments below!

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