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Prince Harry receives humanitarian award

8 May 2012 Last updated at 02:36 BST

Prince Harry has received the Atlantic Council's 2012 award for distinguished humanitarian leadership for his charitable work with wounded service members.

Accepting the award at a dinner in Washington, the 27-year-old prince gave a speech in which he said: "They have paid a terrible price to keep us safe and free."

He is a patron of the Walking With The Wounded charity, and is a prominent supporter of ABF The Soldiers' Charity and Help For Heroes.