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Royal wedding flowers given to London hospice patients

'Our hospice smells and looks gorgeous. Such a lovely gesture,' hospice says

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That ornate display of flowers decorating the entrance to St. George's Chapel may have been designed for the royal wedding, but it isn't going to waste.

Instead, the flowers were fashioned into beautiful bouquets and delivered to St. Josephs Hospice, where they were given to patients to brighten their days.

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The hospice posted a Facebook message Sunday, thanking newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, as well as florist Philippa Craddock, for the gifts.

"Our hospice smells and looks gorgeous. Such a lovely gesture," the Facebook post said in part.

Today we got a very special delivery. Beautiful bouquets made from the #royalwedding flowers which we gave to our...

Posted by St Joseph's Hospice on Sunday, May 20, 2018

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