Meghan Markle quietly spreads her wings in ways reminiscent of Diana

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LONDON — With three months to go before she becomes an official member of Britain’s royal family, Meghan Markle is getting to know her adopted country and deciding on the charitable causes she’ll champion after marrying Prince Harry.

The American actress recently quietly stopped by a mosque in the shadow of last year’s Grenfell Tower fire, which was Britain’s deadliest blaze since World War II. The fire killed 71 people and profoundly shocked the country. For many, it become a symbol of enduring racial and economic disparities in the U.K.

One worker at Al-Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre described how the soon-to-be royal donned an apron and served rice during the “private visit” a few weeks ago.

Image: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit to Edinburgh

Meghan Markle hugs Alice Thompson, the co-founder of a cafe that employs and distributes food to the homeless, during a visit to Edinburgh, Scotland, on Tuesday.