From the image of the little prince, who walked behind his mother’s coffin with his head down, helpless and hardly daring to look up at the immensity of the drama he was experiencing, until now, 25 years have passed. A lifetime. That of that 12-year-old boy who never finished assimilating the loss of his mother, an absence that, as he himself has confessed, caused him mental health problems that he tried to solve in the worst way, based on drugs and alcohol.
Following in the solidarity footsteps of the Princess of Wales
But his mother’s legacy was greater than his despair and the Duke of Sussex managed to get ahead and, taking over from Diana, has devoted himself to solidarity, charity and humanitarian tasks that, today, he shares with his wife, Meghan Markle, with whom he has formed a lovely family with two children, Archie and Lilibet, who are the engine of his life.
All this is what Harry is going to explain in his biography, which is being written by the author JR Moehringer and will be released at the end of the year. They will not be just any memories, since, according to experts in the English Royal Family, The book focuses on the figure of his mother, who is his reference, and on the anguish suffered by the prince after his loss in Paris on August 31, 1997.
As the newspaper “The Sun” explains, Harry is investigating in depth, minute by minute, the last hours of Diana’s life and, for this, he would have sent his own detectives to the French capital. It is a way of trying to clear the shadows and conspiracy theories that have always planned on the death of Lady Di, something that is also reflected in a new documentary series, “Diana: Death in Paris”which begins to broadcast these days the English channel Channel 4.
“The prince is said to be keen to find out more about his mother’s accident, in which Dodi al-Fayed and the car’s driver were also killed. There are a lot of people in France who remember that night, so it’s normal that he wants to know.” more for his book,” explains a testimonial.
The wound that Elizabeth II’s grandson has dragged on since 1997 has not healed and her concern for maintaining her mother’s legacy has been a constant all this time. Five years ago, before he thought of writing her biography, he invited friends of her mother to share memories and photos of her. Harry is constantly rebuilding her figure and keeping her alive in her soul and in her day-to-day life.
The former bodyguard of the Al Fayed: “If I had been, she would not have died”
As always when another anniversary of Diana’s death arrives, new testimonies have emerged about the tragedy. On this occasion, a former bodyguard of the Al Fayed family spoke. “If I had been in the car, she wouldn’t have died,” says Lee Sansum, whom Diana called Rambo. “When I found out that neither the princess nor Dodi were wearing seat belts, I understood why they didn’t survive. That shouldn’t have happened. The family’s usual practice was to wear seat belts. It was an order from the boss, especially to Dodi, who hated wearing it. But I always insisted on it,” adds Sansum, author of the book “Protecting Diana. Story of a Bodyguard”