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A thoughtful letter Duchess Meghan wrote just days before she gave birth to baby Archie has emerged

The always thoughtful Duchess took the time to send a sweet message to some old friends.

Duchess Meghan may have been just days away from giving birth to her first child, but of course that didn't stop her from being her always thoughtful self, as it's been revealed that Meghan wrote a sweet letter to some old friends, who received it the day before she gave birth.
As the 37-year-old prepared to give birth, her old high school class from Immaculate Heart High School & Middle School were celebrating their 20-year reunion.
While she wasn't able to attend for obvious reasons, the Duchess did the next best thing, penning a thoughtful letter to her former classmates sending her regards and apologies for not being able to attend the celebration.
Duchess Meghan penned a sweet letter to her old high school class. (Image: Dominic Lipinski / PA / Getty)
Speaking about the letter to Daily Mail TV, a former classmate said the letter was written on an official Palace letterhead revealing: "They were so excited to get that letter from her.
"She is remembered as someone who is very thoughtful, and to get that kind of attention now that she is a royal went down really well."
The friend added that while the class was "disappointed" they weren't able to catch up with the royal, who will celebrate her first wedding anniversary with Prince Harry this weekend, they were still "super excited about her giving birth to the first British-American prince, it was all anyone talked about."
Meghan gave birth to baby Archie just one day after the school reunion occurred, and the classmate said they all hoped Meghan would be able to attend their 25-year anniversary in a few years' time.
Meghan attended the LA-based private Catholic school for girls, graduating in 1999 before attending Northwester University of Communication to study a degree in theatre and international studies.
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Following baby Archie's birth on May 6, her old high school shared a cute picture of a flower on their Twitter page, congratulating their former student.
"Immaculate Heart High School & Middle School congratulates IH alumna Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and her husband, Prince Harry on the birth of their son," they tweeted.
"The school community extends best wishes of happiness to the Royal Family on this joyous event!"
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex received an outpouring of congratulatory messages following little Archie's birth, including tweets from former First Lady Michelle Obama who wrote: "Congratulations, Meghan and Harry! Barack and I are so thrilled for both of you and can't wait to meet him. #RoyalBaby".
Some of Meghan's former co-stars from Suits also took to Twitter, with her on-screen husband Patrick J Adams, who attended her wedding to Harry last year, tweeting: "Just heard that the world just got heavier by 7 pounds and 3 ounces. Much love to him and his incredible parents."
Adding: "Learned first hand 7 months ago how transformational becoming a parent is and couldn't be happier for Meghan and Harry as they begin this adventure. #playdatesoon".
Earlier this week it was also revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had finally gotten the chance meet their new nephew after a string of royal engagements over the past week which delayed their first chance to meet him.
Just days after his birth Harry and Meghan introduced the Queen and Prince Philip to their great grandson and Archie is due to meet his grandfather Prince Charles in the next couple of days.