Prince Harry admits Princess Diana’s death “left a huge hole in him”.
The 36-year-old royal opened up about the devastating loss of his mother – who died in a car crash in Paris in 1997 when he was just 12 – in a foreword to a new book, Hospital by the Hill, which is published to help children who have lost someone to Covid-19.
According to E! News Prince Harry wrote: “At the time, I didn’t want to believe it or accept it. I know how you feel and I want to assure you that in time this hole will be filled with so much love and support.
Prince Harry continued: “We all face loss in a different way, but when a parent goes to Heaven, I have been told that their spirit, love and memories don’t. They are always with you and you can keep them forever. I find it to be true.
“You can feel lonely, you can feel sad, you can feel angry, you can feel bad. This feeling will pass. And I’ll make you a promise: you’ll feel better and stronger once you’re ready to talk about how it makes you feel.
Prince Harry – who has his son Archie with his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and another baby on the way this summer – added: ‘I wish I could have kissed you now, hope this story can help you comfort. knowing that you are not alone.
“Now, I’ve never met them, but I know this person was special to you, and she was an incredibly kind, caring and loving person because of where she chose to work. Helping others is one of the most important jobs anyone can do. “(CDG / BAN / CDG)
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