Danish prince rushes to ill father’s bedside

The Associated PressCOPENHAGEN (AP) — Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik left the Winter Olympics in South Korea on Friday to rush home because the condition of his father — the French-born husband of Queen Margrethe — has “seriously worsened.”

Prince Henrik, 83, was hospitalized Jan. 28 for a lung infection with doctors saying they had found a benign tumor in his left lung.

Family members visited him Friday at a central Copenhagen hospital.

Crown Prince Frederik, an International Olympic Committee member, left Pyeongchang before the official opening of the Winter Games, according to Denmark’s National Olympic Committee.

Margrethe, 77, and her youngest son, Prince Joachim, arrived separately at the Rigshospitalet on Friday, according to Danish media.Speech

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