A look back at how Harry met Meghan

Breaking down how the love story that has entranced the world began.
2:52 | 05/18/18

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Back now live in beautiful Windsor and we're going to take a look at how it all began for prince Harry and Meghan from their first dat that was set U by a friend to the months they spent together to know each other out of that was so key and then the engagement. Just six months ago. Here's a look at their love story. It was so sweet and natural and very romantic. He got on one knee. As a matter of fact, I could barely let you finish proposing, I said can I say yes now. She said, can I give you the ring, oh, yes. Reporter: It was the sweet moment that sealed the deal for prince Harry and his bride-to-be actress Meghan Markle in a fairy tale romance that all started with a blind date in July 2016. Persuaded her to come and join me in Botswana and we camped out with each other under the stars. We were really by ourselves which was crucial to me to make sure we had a chance to get to know each other. Yeah. Reporter: The 36-year-old actress swept off her feet by her real life prince charming. Meghan known for her starring role as Rachel Zane in "Suits." You hit on me. We can get it out of the way that I am not interested. Reporter: The new couple quickly bonded over their shared interest in philanthropy. Both of us have passions for wanting to make change, change for good. One of the first things we started talking about, what got date two in the books probably. Reporter: And before the romance became public I caught up with prince Harry at his annual invictus games. The way you talk about children, is it something that you think about in the near future -- I think -- the advantage of being an uncle before having your own kids means you can learn a lot and a lot of my ids at the moment so I'm making the most of learning as much as possible but, yeah, I can't wait for the day so, you know, it will be fantastic. Reporter: Long distance helped keep it a secret but the Paparazzi eventually spotted the couple and the American biracial divorcee became the focus of a media frenzy. In November 2016, kensington palace issued a statement attacking the, quote, racial undertones in press coverage, an unprecedented move for the royal family. By the end of the day I'm just proud of who I am and where I come from and we have never put any focus on that. We have just focused on who we are as a coup Reporter: Prince Harry committing to be Meghan's lifelong protector as this modern couple does royal things in their own way. And soon they will be husband and wife right back there. Right there. So much in such a short period of time. True love. Almost two years. Coming up we'll continue live

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