special buzz in washington, d.c. today, and it doesn't have a thing to do with politics. britain's
came to town to accept an award, and this prince was truly charming. nbc's kristen welker is on royal watch for us this morning. kristen, good morning.
arrived here on monday evening. but inside, he was surrounded by some of the world's most distinguished dignitaries, including u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon and former secretary of state
. he was also focused on sending a message about the importance of helping wounded warriors in this country, and in his. once called the party prince, harry showed his serious side at a
event in the nation's capital monday, accepting a humanitarian award on behalf of himself, and his brother, for their work with injured soldiers.
so many of our service men and women have made the ultimate sacrifice. the very least we owe them is to make sure that they, and their brave families, have everything they need through the darkest days.
a veteran himself,
spent more than an hour earlier in the day with wounded veterans. thanking them for their service, and sacrifice. royal watchers say the trip is yet another sign
is growing up.
he has really developed into a bit of a royal superstar. his naturalness, his ability to engage, and his humanitarian side has really made an impact.
but his throngs of adoring, mostly female, fans, were just hoping to catch a glimpse.
of course. he's very handsome. yes. well william is taken so i guess he's kind of my favorite by default.
is there a tiny bit of you that dreams about becoming the next princess?
it's more than a tiny bit. it's like a large bit.
sorry ladies, the word is, britain's only single prince just got back together request his on-again/off-again girlfriend, chelsey davey.
according to reports harry has been seeing his ex-girlfriend
again. what we do know is they have remained in contact over the years.
it's no wonder harry hasn't settled down yet according to royal watchers, because he's been busy with his royal duties. in march visiting
and the caribbean. and last year, another trip to the u.s. this time for
training. third in line to the throne, harry has always been a bit in his brother's shadow. but some say he is becoming his own man, carrying the torch his mother,
, left behind.
well, harry really has the gift that his mother did, which is knowing how to communicate with people and being devoted to his charitable causes.
now guests here dined on grilled beef filet and seven layer chocolate
. this event is hosted by the
, which is a d.c. based think tank. past award recipients include youtube front man bono and former president