Meanwhile, William recalls her sending ridiculous cards to
his school, causing him to get nervous to open them in public. But one moment
that left him floored was when he was 12 or 13 years old.
“She organized -- when I came home from school -- to have Cindy
Crawford, Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell waiting at the top of the
stairs,” he recalls. “I went bright red and didn’t know what to say… I was
completely and utterly awestruck.”
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While Diana lived a very public life, speaking out on issues
and dedicating her time to humanitarian work, Harry says that she turned to her two
sons for escape. “You need respite, somewhere to go to dump it,” he says. “I
think she lived a lot of her life, especially in private, through us.”
“Our mother was a total kid through and through,” he
continues, revealing that she would sneak them out to movies and take them on
long drives listening to Enya (“That’s a blast from the past.”) all so they
could live normal lives.