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ceremonies overnight. I was trying to figure out what they were saying there. This 1 for the invictus games. Did you figure out what they were saying? Nope. The wounded members of the armed services and veterans ready to show the world their fighting spirit. Bob woodruff joins us from Toronto with more. Reporter: You can see that last night’s opening is the lead story in most of Toronto’s newspapers today. Of course, much of the talk is sabt his girlfriend, Meghan Markle who lives here. Her cable show, “Suits” is produced here. They both sat in the stands last night. Just not together. Hello, Toronto. Reporter: A star-studded opening in Toronto last night. The kickoff of the invictus games. Invictus is about the families and friend who is face the shock of learning that their loved ones have been injured or fallen ill. Reporter: Now in its third year, the games meant to inspire and recognize wounded warriors through the power of sport. I hope you’re ready for fierce competition. Reporter: This week, 570 athletes competed in 12 adaptive sports. One of them, army colonel Daniel Duda kx hoping to take home a medal for the usa. I’m going the beat my times. Do what I can to win. Reporter: He suffered a spinal cord injury in 2007 when his vehicle struck an ied. Sport is the distraction. Reporter: He’s serving his 26th year in the military and participating in his second game, has found himself in the company of prince Harry. He’s a were yor. I feel like he’s one of us. Reporter: His girlfriend, actress Meghan Markle was in the stands. Per royal protocol, they’re not engaged. This is fair first special appearance at an event where the prince is a royal patron. So her mere presence fueling rampant rumors that engagement could be imminent. First lady, Melania trump, also in attendance. Seated next to prince Harry. Marking the first royal engagement with the trump administration. Today, the the focus is on the mighty warriors. Invictus, warrior game, things like this hopefully, can put a spot light on something that I love and I want other disabled people to love. Reporter: This event is bigger than the invictus game last year. 150 more athletes. Five additional countries. The closing ceremony next Saturday will have more stars including Bruce Springsteen. Paula? Incredible. Bob woodru if rks F, thank you. They’ve done this for three years. They keep getting bigger and better. Why not Paula and…

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