Kids and royals: Adorable pics of kids freaking out as they meet Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, Princess Diana

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Anyone meeting Meghan Markle for the first time might easily be star-struck — a well-known actress turned duchess isn’t someone you come across very often. But a special little boy not only got to stand next to the Duchess of Sussex, he was also able to touch her face and hair. When Walter Cullen, 3, met Meghan and Prince Harry during their visit to Dublin this week, the little boy reached out to touch the Duchess of Sussex’s brunette locks before clasping his palm to his mouth in disbelief. The precious images of his stunned reaction have gone viral.

And he’s not the only child who had a cute reaction to meeting a member of the royal family. Here are some choice shots, including adorable little girls meeting Kate Middleton, a little boy in a corgi suit meeting Prince Charles, and Princess Diana letting a toddler play with her necklace. We hope these photos light up your day!

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<p>Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex visit Croke Park, home of Ireland’s largest sporting organization, the Gaelic Athletic Association, during their visit to Ireland. (Photo by Getty Images) </p>
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex visit Croke Park, home of Ireland’s largest sporting organization, the Gaelic Athletic Association, during their visit to Ireland. (Photo by Getty Images)

<p>Walter Cullen was delighted to meet a real-life Duchess. (Photo by Getty Images) </p>
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Walter Cullen was delighted to meet a real-life Duchess. (Photo by Getty Images)

<p>Prince Harry makes faces at two boys, Mutsu (left) and Lintle (right), in the grounds of the Mants’ase children’s home on a return visit to Lesotho on April 24, 2006, in southern Africa. The prince was in the country to launch his new charity, Sentebale, which means “Forget me not,” in memory of his mother, Princess Diana. (Photo by Pool/Anwar Hussein Collection/Getty Images) </p>
Prince Harry

Prince Harry makes faces at two boys, Mutsu (left) and Lintle (right), in the grounds of the Mants’ase children’s home on a return visit to Lesotho on April 24, 2006, in southern Africa. The prince was in the country to launch his new charity, Sentebale, which means “Forget me not,” in memory of his mother, Princess Diana. (Photo by Pool/Anwar Hussein Collection/Getty Images)

<p>Princess Diana, Princess of Wales, meets a smiling child on a visit to São Paulo, Brazil, on April 24, 1991. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images) </p>
Princess Diana

Princess Diana, Princess of Wales, meets a smiling child on a visit to São Paulo, Brazil, on April 24, 1991. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

<p>The Duchess of Cambridge visits Witton Country Park on April 11, 2011, in Darwen, England. (Photo by Getty Images) </p>
Kate Middleton

The Duchess of Cambridge visits Witton Country Park on April 11, 2011, in Darwen, England. (Photo by Getty Images)

<p>Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, greets excited school children as she leaves a reception at the National Football Museum on Oct. 14, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage) </p>
Kate Middleton

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, greets excited school children as she leaves a reception at the National Football Museum on Oct. 14, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

<p>Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, visits the Matteusskolan School in Stockholm to join children who have taken part in the YAM programme during one of their mental health activity sessions during the royal visit to Sweden and Norway on Jan. 31, 2018. (Photo by Getty Images) </p>
Prince William

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, visits the Matteusskolan School in Stockholm to join children who have taken part in the YAM programme during one of their mental health activity sessions during the royal visit to Sweden and Norway on Jan. 31, 2018. (Photo by Getty Images)

<p>Queen Elizabeth II holds flowers from children after the Easter Mattins Service at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on April 1, 2018, in Windsor, England. (Photo by Simon Dawson – WPA Pool/Getty Images) </p>
Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II holds flowers from children after the Easter Mattins Service at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on April 1, 2018, in Windsor, England. (Photo by Simon Dawson – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

<p>Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, meets 3-year-old Monty Shepherd (second from left), who is dressed as a corgi, and other children in costume, as he attends a street party. (Photo by Geoff Caddick — WPA Pool/Getty Images) </p>
Prince Charles

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, meets 3-year-old Monty Shepherd (second from left), who is dressed as a corgi, and other children in costume, as he attends a street party. (Photo by Geoff Caddick — WPA Pool/Getty Images)

<p>Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, receives a bouquet of flowers from a young girl in Calgary, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage) </p>
Kate Middleton

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, receives a bouquet of flowers from a young girl in Calgary, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)

<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet a girl holding a sign saying “My name is Megan too” on a visit to Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images) </p>
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet a girl holding a sign saying “My name is Megan too” on a visit to Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

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