• Queen Camilla treats children who missed Palace visit
  • They had couldn't attend before health issues
  • Their families also joined Her Majesty

Tony's story is one of resilience and courage. After surviving horrific abuse by his birth parents, resulting in the amputation of both legs, Tony turned his pain into purpose, raising almost £2million for the Evelina Children's Hospital. His adoptive mum, Paula, shared their story of disappointment on X (formerly Twitter), which caught the Royal Family's attention, leading to an invitation that would make history.

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A day to remember

The day was filled with unforgettable moments, from watching the Changing of the Guard to touring the Royal Mews. Lyla expressed her gratitude, feeling "superspecial," while Paula recounted Tony's chat with the Queen as if they were "old friends." It was a proud moment for all, especially when Tony received his medal, marking a milestone in his young life.

In related news, a new portrait of the King, commemorating Armed Forces Day, was unveiled, showcasing His Majesty in full ceremonial attire. The Queen also released a heartfelt video message, honoring the sacrifices of the Armed Forces community, reflecting on her family's military ties.

This heartwarming story of courage, royal kindness, and unforgettable moments at Buckingham Palace reminds us of the power of hope and the impact of giving back. Tony Hudgell's private tea party with the Queen is a tale that will be cherished for generations to come.

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