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Jamilla collects Queen’s Award

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BARBADIAN Jamilla Sealy has been to England to visit  the Queen.

And while there, she collected a Queen’s Young Leaders Award, granted to 60 young people from around the Commonwealth in recognition of the incredible work they have done in their home nations.

Prince Harry, 32, and Queen Elizabeth II, 91, welcomed the winners to a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on June 30. The Prince joked with the winners, aged 18 to 29, saying he no longer considered himself young.

Jamilla’s award had been announced by Prince Harry at the 50th anniversary Independence mega-concert in Barbados last year when he addressed a massive crowd at Kensington Oval.

Jamilla’s family is very proud of her and she said she found it surreathat most of the other awardees already knew who she was.

Please read the full story in today’s MIDWEEK NATION, or in the eNATION edition.

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