Prince Harry Makes A Surprise House Visit To A Sick 5-Year-Old & It's Adorable

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Most of us will never get the chance to say that we've met a prince let alone invite them to our house for a day of fun. Then again, most of us aren't as special as 5-year-old Oliver Rooney.

See, Oliver suffers from Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome, a rare chromosome disorder that affects multiple parts of the body and is characterized by a distinct "facial appearance, delayed growth and development, intellectual disability and seizures."

Since Oliver is wheelchair bound, it is often difficult for him to play outdoors with his siblings and friends, so his family reached out to Helping Hands for some assistance.

Turns out, Helping Hands is supported by Prince Harry's charity WellChild, which works to offer aid to families of children with serious illnesses. Together the not-for-profit organizations took on a project to transform the family's backyard so Oliver can have a safe place to play and improve his physical skills.

Since this was WellChild's 300th project, Prince Harry, who's been the charity's patron since 2007, decided to personally be a part of the special day. While on a two-day visit to Oliver's hometown of Leeds, Harry surprised the young boy with a visit to the house.

Click on the next page to see Oliver's reaction to Prince Harry's house call and pictures from the special day.

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