Britain marks Diana's 20th death anniversary

Diana Down Under
Princess Diana: Her Continuing Legacy in the 20 Years After Her Death
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01 September, 2017

The inquest into her death ended in 2008 and concluded that the Princess had been unlawfully killed, due to grossly negligent driving by Paul and the pursuing paparazzi.

Charity chiefs from organisations associated with Diana met the royals after their tour and Harry told one group of campaigners about how his mother's death was a tragedy for them as well as his family.

The second, which was taken yesterday, comes as Britain prepares to remember the 20th anniversary of Diana's death in 1997.

Strickland attended an auction of Diana's dresses in NY in 1997, where she recalls at least two dresses selling for $150,000 pounds or more. "It was this unusual spiritual connection this very English girl had with such a different culture and I think America and Pakistan were the two places where she felt most at home". And through her sons, Diana's work still lives on. And at first, he says, it didn't look as if she had been badly injured.

Noted for her compassion, Diana was widely known for her encounters with terminal patients, the poor and unwanted whom she used to provide comfort.

Just 36 when she and friend Dodi Fayed died in a Paris auto crash, Diana never had the chance to see her family grow.

Among those who mourned Diana's passing was Lisa Boney Strickland, who had a long-standing interest in British history and had followed Diana's personal and royal life over the years.

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Her admirers began paying tribute to Diana at the time she died before dawn, placing candles shaped in the letter "D" at the gates of the London palace that had been her home.

Princess Diana was one of the most famous women in the world.

The fractures in the bond between the royals and the people that Diana's death revealed became the story then.

Princes William and Harry honored their mother Wednesday at Kensington Palace, visiting a garden where she would stroll by and ask the gardeners about their ever-changing displays.

"She will never be forgotten it's something that will be passed down through my whanau".

"She wrote: "'Only Do What Your Heart Tells You' Princess Diana, 20 Years #rip#princessdiana".


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