Princess Eugenie checks in with young cancer survivor, Darcy one year after they first met

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Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images
Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images

Princess Eugenie spoke with a young cancer survivor who she met through the Teenage Cancer Trust charity, to see how she has been getting on a year later.

Princess Eugenie had a video call with Darcy and she shared a snap of the pair smiling to her Instagram account.

Alongside the photo the princess explained that she first met Darcy last June, “who was being supported by the charity’s brilliant team at” The Christie Charity.

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One year later, the pair reunited virtually and Eugenie happily revealed that although Darcy had had a “really tough time," she had now “survived skin cancer, lived through a pandemic and become a teacher.”

Princess Eugenie followed the happy news by highlighting Cancer Survivors Day (7 June) and saying she was “thinking of all the young people doing their best to cope with the after effects of treatment.” She ended the post by adding that she was “wishing them strength and hope.”

Many of the princess’ followers were moved by the story and pleased that Darcy had been recovering and had accomplished such a major achievement.

“Well done Darcy,” read one message, while another said “glad she is doing so well.”

Others commended Eugenie for shining light on such an important cause, saying “you are simply amazing Princess Eugenie,” and “the charities you support are simply the best.”

As well as sharing updates for causes she supports, Princess Eugenie has offered glimpses into her family life with son August on social media.

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To celebrate Environment Day, the princess shared a collection of photographs including one of herself out in nature with baby August next to daffodils in bloom.

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